Solutions Series
Amy Seidl
The Pragmatics of Getting to 350
The University of Vermont
April 20, 2010

Amy L. Seidl is an author, ecologist, and Research Scholar in the Environmental Studies Program at Middlebury College. Her research has focused on a broad range of ecological questions including plant/insect dynamics, butterfly ecology and evolution, and the effect of global warming on alpine communities. More recently her investigations in sustainability science have included farm-methane electricity generation and renewable energy generation in northern latitudes. Amy is the author of Early Spring: An Ecologist and Her Children Wake to a Warming World (Beacon Press, 2009) and the forthcoming Moving to Higher Ground: Adaptation, Evolution, and Persistence in Uncertain Times (Beacon Press, 2011). Amy received a Doctorate in Biology from the University of Vermont, a Masters in Entomology from Colorado State University, and a Bachelor of Arts from Hampshire College. She has taught in the Environmental Programs at UVM and Middlebury College. Amy, her husband Dan, and their two daughters live in Huntington, Vermont.

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