Center for Sustainability: Sustainability Events Upcoming

Wells offers a robust schedule of sustainability-related events each semester.

FALL 2017 EVENTS 

September 11, 2017
12:20 PM, de Witt Lecture Hall, Zabriskie Hall Room 106
Sustainability Perspectives series: Can Psychology Help Promote Homeowner Energy Conservation? Results from a town-gown collaborative experiment
Co-presenters: Kathryn Caldwell, assistant professor of Psychology, Ithaca College and Elisabeth Harrod, general manager, Snug Planet
Free and open to the public

September 18, 2017
12:20 PM, de Witt Lecture Hall, Zabriskie Hall Room 106
Sustainability Perspectives series: Revitalizing the Environment in Afghanistan
Presenter: Mariam Raqib '97, founder and director, Afghanistan Samsortya
Free and open to the
public

September 19, 2017
7:00 PM, de Witt Lecture Hall, Zabriskie Hall Room 106
Sustainable Business series: Extended Producer Responsibility: The Next Frontier in Solid Waste Management
Presenter: Andrew Radin, chair, NY Product Stewardship Council; director, Recycling and Waste Reduction, Onondaga County Resource Recovery Agency
Free and open to the public

September 25, 2017
12:20 PM, de Witt Lecture Hall, Zabriskie Hall Room 106
Sustainability Perspectives series: Gardening in a Changing Climate
Presenter: Donna Levy, environmental education outreach coordinator, Cornell Botanic Gardens
Free and open to the public

October 2, 2017
12:20 PM, de Witt Lecture Hall, Zabriskie Hall Room 106
Sustainability Perspectives series:  Sustainability in Practice: The DEC’s Approach to Managing New York State’s Waters
Presenter: Anthony Prestigiacomo, research scientist, Finger Lakes Water Hub
Free and open to the public

October 16, 2017
12:20 PM, de Witt Lecture Hall, Zabriskie Hall Room 106
Sustainability Perspectives series:  A Virginia Master Gardener’s Perspective:  A Model for Public Education on Environmentally Sound Horticulture Practices
Presenter: Nancy Tillinghast '69, Virginia Master Gardener
Free and open to the public

October 23, 2017
12:20 PM, de Witt Lecture Hall, Zabriskie Hall Room 106
Sustainability Perspectives series: Conserving the Lands and Waters of the Finger Lakes
Presenter: Andrew Zepp, executive director, Finger Lakes Land Trust
Free and open to the public

October 23, 2017
7:00 PM, de Witt Lecture Hall, Zabriskie Hall Room 106
Sustainable Business series: The Great Pivot: Freeing Up Humans to do Meaningful Work
Presenter: Dan Smolen, managing director, The Green Suits LLC
Free and open to the public

October 30, 2017
12:20 PM, de Witt Lecture Hall, Zabriskie Hall Room 106
Sustainability Perspectives series:  A Living Experiment: What We Can Learn from EcoVillage Ithaca
Presenter: Liz Walker, co-founder and executive director, EcoVillage Ithaca; director, Learn@EcoVillage; author
Free and open to the public

November 6, 2017
12:20 PM, de Witt Lecture Hall, Zabriskie Hall Room 106
Sustainability Perspectives series:  Building Foundations of Sustainability in Kindergarten
Presenter: Heather Frost '09, Outdoor Science lab teacher, Ithaca Montessori School
Free and open to the public

November 13, 2017
12:20 PM, de Witt Lecture Hall, Zabriskie Hall Room 106
Sustainability Perspectives series:  
Hope for the Climate (even with a partisan Congress)
Presenter: Nancy Jacobson, Citizens' Climate Lobby
Free and open to the public

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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