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Sustainable Tuesdays

Sustainable Tuesdays

Sustainability and the University of Maryland

Tuesdays at 5:00pm, Auditorium, School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation

Sponsored by ARCH 289i

Sustainable Tuesdays are back! Click here for the 2015 schedule.

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  • February 3 at 5:00pm — Sustainability and the College Park Campus
    Carlo Colella, UM Vice President for Administration & Finance, Scott Lupin, Director, Office of Sustainability
  • February 10th at 5:00pm — Food and Sustainability at College Park
    Colleen Wright-Riva, Director; Allison Lilly, Sustainability Coordinator, Department of Dining Services
  • February 17th at 5:00pm — Global Warming and Climate Change Explained
    Dr. Ross Salawitch, Department of Chemistry
  • February 26th (Thursday) at 5:00pm — Resilience, Mitigation and Adaptation to Sea Level Rise and Climate Change in Maryland
    Zoe Johnson, Office for a Sustainable Future, Maryland Department of Natural Resources
  • March 3rd at 5:00pm — Is Smart Growth Enough?
    Dr. Jim Cohen, Director, Planning Program, School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation
  • March 10th at 5:00pm — Nature and the City
    Prof. Marla McIntosh; Prof. of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture
  • March 24th at 5:00pm — Student Initiatives in Sustainability at College Park
    Ori Gutin, Sustainability Director, SGA; Erin Barkman, President UM USGBC Students; Annie Rice, SGA City Affairs Subcommittee
  • March 31st at 5:00pm — Education Opportunities in Sustainability at College Park
    Prof. Bruce James, Co-Director, Sustainability Minor; Director, Environmental Science and Policy Program
  • April 7th at 5:00pm — Buying Energy for a (really) Big User
    Susan Corry, Department of Facilities Management
  • April 14th at 5:00pm — Campus Buildings and Sustainability
    John Fratangelo, Assistant Director, Facility Performance, Department of Facilities Management
  • April 21st at 5:00pm — Transportation and Sustainability
    David Allen, Director, Facility Performance, Department of Transporation
  • April 28th at 5:00pm — Home, Sweet Campus Housing
    Cindy Felice, Associate Director, Services, Department of Resident Facilities
  • April 30th at 5:00pm — Building Resilience to Climate Change: Planning, Policy and Practice
    Zoe Johnson, Maryland Department of Natural Resources
  • May 5th at 5:00pm — University of Maryland College Park, Facilities Master Plan
    Brenda Testa (invited) Director, Dept. of Facilities Planning; Bill Mallari, Ass't. Director, Campus Development

    Sustainable Agriculture Tuesdays

    In Jull Hall, Room 1123 at 6:00PM

    Sponsored by the Institute of Applied Agriculture

    Click here for the full schedule.

  • February 10: Challenges and Opportunities for Beginning Farmers
    Hannah Shear, Beginning Farmer Success, University of Maryland Extension
  • February 17: Movie Screening: Symphony of the Soil
  • February 24: Remediation and Revitalization of Long-Dead, Metal-Contaminated Soils
    Dr. Rufus Chaney, Agricultural Research Service, USDA
  • March 3: Introduction to Permaculture
    Lincoln Smith, Forested and Michael Carmichael, Arboretum and Botanical Garden, University of Maryland
  • March 10: Saving the Chesapeake Bay: The Role of the Maryland Grazers Network
    Rob Schnabel, Chesapeake Bay Foundation and Maryland Grazers Network
  • March 24: Crossroads Community Food Network: Connecting the Dots in our Local Food System
    Christie Balch, Crossroads Community Food Network
  • March 31: Fermentation in the Local Food Movement
    Meaghan Carpenter, HEX Ferments
  • April 14: Aquaculture and Aquaponics
    Mchezaji “Che” Axum, Muirkirk Farm, Center for Urban Agriculture & Gardening Education, University of the District of Columbia and Dr. Andrew Lazur, Sea Grant Extension Programs, University of Maryland Extension
  • April 21: The “How” and “Why” of Organic: Certification, Labels, and Standards
    Betsy Rakola, National Organic Program, USDA
  • April 28: Certified Humane Labeling
    Emily Thomas, Humane Farm Animal Care
  • May 5: Green Tidings: From Farm to Food Truck
    Chef Will Rogers, UMD Dining Services; Allison Lilly, UMD Green Dining; Guy Kilpatric, Terp Farm
  • May 12: Raising Heritage Livestock on a Small Family Farm
    Doug and Lori Hill, Cabin Creek Heritage Farm

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