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2011

Presentation title: Blending science, traditional knowledge, and creative design. Sponsored by the Interinstitutional Consortium for Indigenous Knowledge (ICIK) and the University Libraries. Penn State University Paternal Library, University Park, PA. February 23, 2011. Presenter: Campbell Plowden. Watch and listen to Dr. Plowden's seminar with audience questions.

2008

Presentation title: Challenges and opportunities for Amazon forest-based communities.  Ahimsa Village Community, Julian, PA.  Open to the public.  Friday, February 15, 2008.  Dinner: 6 pm (RSVP needed); Presentation and display: 7 pm. Click HERE to see flyer with full details. Presenter: Campbell Plowden.

2007

Presentation title: Challenges and opportunities for Amazon forest-based communities.  Elmcroft  Assisted Living, State College, PA.  November 27, 2007.  Presenter: Campbell Plowden

Presentation title: Challenges and opportunities for Amazon forest-based communities.  Mohawk Valley Friends Meeting, Clinton, NY.  October 27, 2007.  Presenter: Campbell Plowden

Presentation title: Personal paths to environmental activism.  Environmental Studies 499, Univ. of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.  October 24, 2007.  Presenter: Campbell Plowden

Presentation title: Amazon rainforest ecology and communities.  Fairways at Brookline, State College, PA.  October 16, 2007.  Presenter: Campbell Plowden

Presentation title: Challenges and opportunities for Amazon forest-based communities.  The Inn at Brookline, State College, PA.  October 5, 2007.  Presenter: Campbell Plowden

Presentation title: Challenges and opportunities for Amazon forest-based communities.  Earth House invited speaker, Penn State University, University Park, PA.  Sept. 26, 2007.  Presenter: Campbell Plowden

Presentation title: Conservation and community: development in the Amazon rainforest.  Upper Susquehana Friends Quarterly Meeting, Hughesville, PA.  Sept. 15, 2007.  Presenter: Campbell Plowden

Presentation title: Introduction to the insect ecology and sustainable harvest of copal resin at Jenaro Herrera (in Spanish), Science Friday seminar, Institute for Investigation of the Peruvian Amazon (IIAP), Iquitos, Peru.  August 10, 2007.  Presenter: Campbell Plowden.

Presentation title: Challenges and opportunities for Amazon forest-based communities (in Spanish), Jenaro Herrera Investigation Center (IIAP), Jenaro Herrera, Peru.  July 25, 2007.  Presenter: Campbell Plowden

Presentation title: The challenges for sustainable harvest of non-timber forest products in the Amazon. Home of Ruth and Sam Neff, Richmond, IN. June 12, 2007. Presenter: Campbell Plowden

Presentation title: Community life and conservation in a Peruvian Amazon river town.  State College Friends Meeting Friendly Forum, State College, PA.   June 10, 2007.  Presenters: Campbell and Marissa Plowden.

Presentation title: Community ecology in the Amazon rainforest. Foxdale Retirement Community, State College, PA. May 22, 2007. Presenter: Campbell Plowden

Presentation title: Challenges and opportunities for Amazon forest-based communities. University Club Fireside Chat. University Club, 331 West College Ave., State College. April 11, 2007. Presenter: Campbell Plowden

 

Presentation title: The challenges for sustainable harvest of non-timber forest products in the Amazon. Lecture and lab. The Hotchkiss School Environmental Science class, Lakeville, CT. April 2, 2007. Presenter: Campbell Plowden

Presentation title: The Ecology and sustainable harvest of non-timber forest products in the Amazon. 6th grade science class, State College Friends School, State College, PA. Feb. 16, 2007. Presenter: Campbell Plowden

Presentation title: The role of roads in development and deforestation in the Amazon. Penn State University, Geography 497D class, University Park, PA. Feb. 14, 2007. Presenter: Campbell Plowden

Presentation title: Coming of age festival with the Tembé Indians. Video presentation for Middle school students, State College Friends School, State College, PA. February 6, 2007. Presenter: Campbell Plowden.

Presentation title: Challenges and opportunities for Amazon forest-based communities. Interinstitutional Consortium for Indigenous Knowledge (ICIK) Seminar, Penn State University. January 31, 2007. Presenter: Campbell Plowden

2006

Presentation title: Community ecology in the Amazon rainforest. The Seabrook of Hilton Head (retirement community), Hilton Head, SC. December 27, 2006. Presenter: Campbell Plowden

Presentation title: How to promote development, conserve forest and maintain culture: the dilemma of the Tembé Indians in the Amazon. Guest lecture and role play exercise. Juniata College Sociology class. Dec. 7, 2006. Presenter: Campbell Plowden

Display and outreach: Tembé handicrafts and Center literature. Juniata College Student Union. December 7, 2006. Presenter: Campbell Plowden

Presentation title: Challenges and opportunities for Amazon forest-based communities. State College Downtown Rotary Club, State College, PA. November 30, 2006. Presenter: Campbell Plowden

Presentation title: Ecological and social challenges of traditional people in the Amazon. Centre Crest Nursing Home, Bellefonte, PA. October 13, 2006. Presenter: Campbell Plowden

Display and outreach: Upper Susquehana Quarter Friends Meeting, Annual retreat at Crystal Lake Camp, Hughesville, PA. September 16 & 17, 2006. Presenter: Campbell Plowden

Display and outreach: Tembé handicrafts and Center literature. Penn State University Volunteer Fair organized by the Center for Student Engagement, University Park, PA. September 6, 2006. Presenters: Campbell Plowden and Katherine Alden

Presentation title: El secreto de produccion de la resina de copal en la Amazonia (The secret of copal resin production in the Amazon region). Jenaro Herrera Investigation Center seminar, Jenaro Herrera, Peru. August 5, 2006. Presenter: Campbell Plowden (in Spanish)

Presentation title: The ecology and harvest potential of titica vine roots (Heteropsis spp.) in intact, burned and logged forests in the eastern Brazilian Amazon. Jenaro Herrera Investigation Center seminar, Jenaro Herrera, Peru. July 21, 2006. Presenter: Campbell Plowden (in Spanish).

Presentation title: Personal and professional challenges of working with indigenous people in the Amazon. Miami Friends Meeting, Coral Gables, FL. July 16, 2006. Presenter: Campbell Plowden

Presentation title: Challenges and opportunities for Amazon forest-based communities. Community gathering in the home of Rustin Levenson, Miami, FL. July 15, 2006. Presenter: Campbell Plowden

Presentation title: Community ecology in the Amazon. Community gathering in the home of Katherine Alden, State College, PA. July 6, 2006. Presenter: Campbell Plowden

Presentation title: Community ecology in the Amazon. State College Friends Meeting Friendly Forum, State College, PA. June 25, 2006. Presenter: Campbell Plowden

Presentation title: Adventures, lessons and challenges of working for tropical forest conservation with Amazon forest people. Hotchkiss School Alumni Reunion, Lakeville, CT. June 16, 2006. Presenter: Campbell Plowden

Display and outreach: Tembé handicrafts and Center literature. Juniata College Student Union. April 27, 2006. Presenter: Campbell Plowden

Presentation title: Threats to tropical rainforests and opportunities for sustainable development of Amazon communities. Guest lecture at Juniata College Sociology class, Huntingdon, PA. April 27, 2006. Presenter: Campbell Plowden

Presentation title: Challenges and opportunities for Amazon forest-based communities to sustainably harvest and market non-timber forest products. Paper presented at 29th Annual Conference of the Society of Ethnobiology, State College, PA, March 10, 2006. Presenter: Campbell Plowden


Jenaro Herrera Investigation Center: http://www.iiap.org.pe/ci_jenaro.htm