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Saturday, August 20 • 12:45pm - 1:45pm
Lecture: Fungal Conservation: From Nothing to a Global Trend

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Since Chile incorporated fungi in environmental legislation in 2012, institutions, organizations and companies in over 20 countries have adopted language created to protect fungi on an equal footing as plants and animals. In this lecture, Giuliana Furci of the Fungi Foundation will show us the genesis of the movement, progress to date and challenges faced ahead in alliances built over time. 

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Giuliana Furci

Fungi Foundation
Giuliana is founder and executive director of the Fungi Foundation US and Chile. She is a Harvard University Associate, Dame of the Order of the Star of Italy, Co-Chair of the IUCN Fungal Conservation Committee, and author of several titles including a series of field guides to Chilean... Read More →

Saturday August 20, 2022 12:45pm - 1:45pm MDT
Palm Theatre