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Dan Perlman, Brandeis University
Dan Perlman of Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts introduces key lessons from the sciences of ecology and conservation biology to help land use planners, developers, and members of planning boards manage the interface between humans and nature for the beneit of all parties. Incorporating ecological and conservation insights into planning and development will increase human health and safety, add to human pleasure, and help protect native species and ecosystems. By approaching our relationship with the natural world with care, we can receive tremendous beneit from the services and values that nature offers, avoid harm from pests and natural disaster, and function as good stewards of the lands we inhabit.