Fall 2010 Colloquium

September 21st, 2010 by June

Come join us for our fall colloquium. Each Wednesday afternoon from 4-5 pm the Center for the Environment hosts a speaker for our colloquium series in room 001 of the Boyd Science Center. The talks cover a wide range of topics around environmental science and sustainability. The colloquium is available for graduate credit and we also invite the community to come for free. For more information, contact Angela Uhlman. Read on for the complete list of dates and speakers.

The schedule of talks for Fall 2010 is as follows:

September 15: Sustaining a Sustainable Energy Future
Clay Mitchell, Partner – Revolution Energy LLC/SDES Group LLC

September 22: Fine-Scale Movement Patterns of Black Bear
Katie Callahan, GIS specialist, NH Fish and Game Department

September 29: A Common Vision: Achieving Balance between Affordable Housing and Conservation in Local Planning
Ben Frost, Director Public Affairs at New Hampshire Housing

October 6: Mount Tecumseh Transect Project
Kim Votta, MS in Environmental Science and Policy student and Research Coordinator for the Margret and H.A. Rey Center

October 13: Glacial Geology of the Presidential Range, New Hampshire, and Ktaadn, Maine
Thom Davis, Department of Natural & Applied Sciences, Bentley University

October 20: Climate-related changes in hydrochemistry at the Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest, NH
John Campbell, Research Ecologist, U.S. Forest Service, Northern Research Station

October 27: Climate Change in the Northeast US:  Past, Present and Future
Cameron Wake, Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space at the University of New Hampshire

November 3: Why we need a high elevation hydrologic monitoring network in New England
Keith Robinson, Director, US Geological Survey New Hampshire-Vermont Water Science Center

November 10: Natural Resource Management at the Intersection of Science, Values and an Uncertain Future
Roger Simmons, Natural Resources Staff Officer for the White Mountain National Forest

November 17: Local Food” movement: Recipe for change or pie in the sky?
Ben Amsden, Research Assistant Professor, Center for Rural Partnerships at Plymouth State University and Thad Guldbrandsen, Director, Center for Rural Partnerships at PSU

December 1: “It Ain’t Easy Being Green” – Current Challenges  for Environmental Nonprofits
Dave Chase, Adjunct Faculty member, PSU Center for the Environment

December 8: America’s Forest in 2076:  Will They Survive 300 years of Independence?
Will Abbott, Policy Director at Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests

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January 9th, 2013 by Michael

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