Weekly Lecture: Thursdays 12:30-1:20 p.m.
The Franklin Environmental Center at Hillcrest
The Orchard (Room 103)
Free and open to the public.
Please bring your own lunch and beverage to enjoy during the talk.
Visit our video archive to watch a selection of past colloquia.
Fall 2016 Colloquium Schedule
9/15 – Soil and forest resources in Sub-Saharan Africa
Julia Berazneva, Assistant Professor of Economics, Middlebury College
9/22 – A Discipline of Looking
Tim Lilburn, Professor at the University of Victoria
9/29 – What is Safe?
Peter Ryan, Professor of Geology, Rebecca Kneale Gould, Senior Lecturer in Environmental Studies, Co-chair: Philosophy, Religion, and the Environment Focus, Christopher McGrory Klyza, Stafford Professor of Public Policy, Political Science and Environmental Studies
10/6 – Forest Fragmentation: A Fuzzy Look at a Clear-Cut Problem
Amy Frazier, Assistant Professor, Department of Geography, Oklahoma State University
10/13 – The Science of Climate Change Communication: Bridging Research and Practice
Matthew C. Nisbet, Associate Professor of Communication at Northeastern University, Editor of the journal Environmental Communication, and founding Editor-in-Chief of The Oxford Encyclopedia of Climate Change Communication
10/20 – Targeting Big Polluters: Understanding Activism against the Fossil Fuel Industry
Johannes Urpelainen, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Columbia University
10/27 – Farmworker Food Security in the Northern Borderlands
Teresa Mares, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, University of Vermont
11/3 – America's Snake: The Rise and Fall of the Timber Rattlesnake
Ted Levin, Nature writer, recipient of the 2004 Burroughs Award
11/10 – A Scientist's View of Climate Change as a Moral Issue
Curt Stager, Author, Educator, Scientist
11/17 – If Perpetual is not Forever: Emerging Challenges and Opportunities in Land Conservation
Jessica E. Jay, Land Conservation Attorney and Law Professor
12/1 – Getting Energy Use Down to a (Social) Science: Advancing Energy Efficiency through Research-Based Behavioral Techniques
Kira Ashby, Senior Program Manager, Behavior, Consortium for Energy Efficiency
12/8 – ENVS 0401 Senior Seminar Presentations
The weekly Howard E. Woodin ES Colloquium Series brings together students, faculty, staff, and members of the community to hear from a broad range of speakers—students, faculty, alumni, and environmental professionals—on conservation and environmental topics. In addition to helping foster an ES community on campus, students can learn about different environmental careers and develop internship and employment connections.
Contact Lily Hunt at 802.443.5552 for more information.