http://nature.org/ourinitiatives/regions/northamerica/unitedstates/texas/events/austin-conservation-luncheon.xml Austin Conservation Luncheon Nature Matters: Transforming Conservation for People and Nature Texas, stunning and majestic in its natural beauty, is a natural microcosm for addressing some of today’s most pressing environmental challenges. This engaging panel brings together conservation experts and communities to discuss the most current challenges and solutions to conservation threats that impact all of us in Texas - and around the world. Our panelists are: Dr. Peter Kareiva, chief scientist and director of science for The Nature Conservancy—Kareiva is responsible for developing and implementing science-based conservation throughout the Conservancy and forging new partnerships. Justin Adams, managing director of Global Lands—Adams leads a broad team of Conservancy staff operating at the intersection of global development and environmental challenges, including sustainable agriculture, forests and climate change, smart infrastructure, and indigenous and communal conservation. Laura Huffman, state director of The Nature Conservancy in Texas—Huffman leads a team of conservation experts whose work protects the integrity of Texas’ natural resources and some of its most iconic landscapes. She also serves as chairman of the North American Urban Conservation Advisory Board. Don’t miss this opportunity! We need your support because - Nature Matters. If you would like more information, have any questions or are interested in sponsorship opportunities, contact Brittany Benz at email@example.com or 512-623-7251.