God’s first instructions to us were to care for and cultivate the world. Humans have both rights and responsibilities when it comes to our planet and many of us struggle to navigate this polarizing topic as we seek to balance environmental concerns, economic development, and human autonomy. So what does care and cultivation look like today?
Rick is a professor of ecology and Associate Dean for Research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His research focuses on evolutionary ecology and global change ecology in forest ecosystems. He has been a Fulbright Fellow and is a Fellow of the Ecological Society of America and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). He is a nationally-known educator, who serves on the BioLogos board of speakers.