John Pastor

John Pastor

John Pastor is an ecologist and professor of biology at the University of Minnesota, Duluth, where his teaching and research focus on the natural history and ecology of northern ecosystems. Pastor is the author of Mathematical Ecology of Populations and Ecosystems, is co-editor of Large Mammalian Herbivores, Ecosystem Dynamics, and Conservation, and has authored or coauthored 22 book chapters and over 120 papers, mostly about the North Woods. He is co-chair of the Natural History Section of the Ecological Society of America.

Join our next webinar: Taking Lessons from Nature: How to Observe Our World

Taking Lessons from Nature: How to Observe Our World

Tuesday, June 4, 2019 - 1:00pm EDT

How long should a leaf live? When should blueberries ripen? Utilizing the knowledge of the natural world takes practice and observational skills. The real question is, why is it important to listen? 

This webinar discusses the importance...

How long should a leaf live? When should blueberries ripen? Utilizing the knowledge of the natural world takes practice and observational skills. The real question is, why is it important to listen? 

This webinar discusses the importance of listening to the natural world to deepen our understanding. We'll feature panelists with a wide range of knowledge that will offer both a broad ranging and practical, on the ground perspective about learning in and from nature itself. 

The webinar is in partnership with Nature Camp

Panelists include: 
- John Pastor, author of What Should a Clever Moose Eat?: Natural History, Ecology, and the North Woods
- Erik Assadourian, Senior Fellow at Worldwatch and Director of EarthEd: Rethinking Education on a Changing Planet

Moderated by Philip P. Coulling, Executive Director of Nature Camp

Reflections on the North Woods: Past, Present, and Future

Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 7:00pm EST
Trent University
Otonabee College
Wenjack Theatre
Peterborough, ON K9J 7B8
Canada

Join John Pastor at Trent University on Thursday, March 10 at 7:00 pm.

Join John Pastor at Trent University on Thursday, March 10 at 7:00 pm.

The Annual David Schindler Lecture in Aquatic Science will be delivered by Dr. John Pastor, Department of Biology, University of Minnesota Duluth, and author of What Should a Clever Moose Eat?: Natural History, Ecology, and the North Woods. In this talk, Pastor will explore the nature and natural history of the North Woods. You will learn about how the North Woods became assembled, how its resident organisms interact with each other, and its future in light of expected global warming and human change.  

Free and open to the public.

More details here