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Spring 2014 Woodin Colloquium Series schedule

Join us Thursdays 12:30-1:20 p.m. in The Orchard (Room 103), The Franklin Environmental Center at Hillcrest. Visit our video archives page to view a selection of past colloquia.

February 13

History of Vermont Legislation to Save its Farms and Protect its Water James H. Maroney, Jr.

February 20

Landscape Conservation: What’s Love Got To Do With It?
Nancy Bell, Vermont Director of The Conservation Fund

February 27

The Power of Storytelling
Emmanuel Vaughn-Lee, Filmmaker

March 6

Re-inventing the long form online: The changing face of science and environmental journalism
Sujata Gupta, Freelance Science Journalist

March 13

Preserving Community:  The Guilford Country Store
David Sobel, Senior Faculty, Education Department, Antioch University New England; Jennifer Kramer ‘81, Elementary and Middle School Teacher, Guilford Central School, Guilford, VT

March 20

What Does it Mean to be Sustainable?
Catherine Ashcraft
, Visiting Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies; Rebecca Kneale Gould, Senior Lecturer in Environmental Studies; Steve Trombulak, Professor of Environmental and Biosphere Studies, Middlebury

April 3

Reflections on the Movement
Terry Kellogg ’94, CEO, 1% for the Planet

April 10

Seeing the Unseen: The Secret Life of Seaweed
Josie Iselin, photographer, writer, and book designer with dance prelude by Andrea Olsen, Professor of Dance, introduced by Helen Young, Professor of Biology

April 17

The Shouf Biosphere Reserve and Co-Management
Nizar Youssef Hani, Manager, Shouf Biosphere Reserve, Lebanon

April 24

Harvest the Wind: An American Clean-Energy Resource Comes of Age Philip Warburg, writer and veteran environmental advocate

May 1

Shared Symbols, Contested Natures: Discursive Responses to Forest Fire in the Mountain West
Marybeth Nevins
, Assistant Professor, Sociology & Anthropology, and Thomas J. Nevins, Research Scholar, Middlebury

May 8

A Journey to Local Climate Action 

Mike Morrice, Founder, Sustainable Waterloo Region and Executive Director of Sustainability CoLab 

Program in Environmental Studies

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