The UW-Madison Department of Soil Science welcomes to campus Dr. David R. Montgomery on Thursday May 11, 2017 as part of the O.N. Allen Soil Microbiology Symposium. 

►12:30 to 1:30 pm – Keynote entitled “The Hidden Half of Nature,” in the Ebling Auditorium, Microbial Sciences Bldg.

►1:30 to 3:00 pm – Reception and Soil Microbiology Research Posters by students from Soil Sci/Microbio 523 in the Jackson-Tanner Commons, Room 363 Soils Bldg.

►7:00 pm – Talk and Book Signing – Dr. Montgomery’s new book “Growing a Revolution:  Bringing Our Soil Back to Life” will be held at Mystery to Me, 1863 Monroe Street.

Dr. Montgomery is a Professor in the Department of Earth and Space Sciences at the University of Washington-Seattle.  He is also the author of “The Hidden Half of Nature:  The Microbial Roots of Life and Health,” and “Dirt: The Erosion of Civilizations.”