ENVR News and Events
12 • Henson 103,
7 pm The Convenient Truth: The Real Scoop About
The Convenient Truth
peer-to-peer advising session where you'll get to hear
the real deal about each ENVR course from fellow ENVR majors. It
is desgned to allow you to learn the structure of each class,
what special readings/topics/projects/assignments go with
each--and, perhaps most importantly, what you absolutely need to
pay attention to in order to succeed.
Thursday, March 13•
HS 255, 11-12
Heather Martin (farmer Jay's daughter) will share thoughts
on the importance of Community Gardens with Reema
Persad-Clem's ENVR 350 class. All are welcome to come by.
Tuesday, March 25
and/or Thursday, March 27•
Devilbiss 128 Pepco Talks Power/ENVR House Energy Audit
Representatives from Pepco and Delmarva Power will talk to Tami
Ransom & Bill Nelson's ENVR 102 classes, first explaining our
electric power grid and outlining government programs to help
homeowners and businesses increase energy efficiency. Then John
McIntyre of McIntyre Electric will do a walk-through energy
audit of the ENVR house. Any interested students are welcome to
come to either session.
Wednesday, April 2• Henson 243, 7 pm Bernie Fowler Chesapeake
Bay Distinguished Lecture
Bernies's Toes: 90 years in the life of a Chesapeake Bay River
and its legendary defender
Featuring Bernie Fowler, retired State Senator. Hosted by Tom
Horton, ENVR Faculty.
Saturday, April 5•
~9ish to 3ish Atlantic White Cedar planting
with the National Aquarium and The Nature Conservancy at
Nassawango Creek Preserve. Help restore historic Atlantic
White Cedar habitat in this unique preserve. If you're
interested you need to pre-register so they can plan how many
seedlings to plant). Contact Stephanie Pully at
or 410-576-1014 to register.
Thursday, April 10• Wicomico Room, 7 pm Daniel Wallach
Natural Disaster Recovery and Sustainability: How Can They Work
Daniel Wallach, Executive Director and founder of Greensburg
Green Town will speak about efforts to rebuild Greensburg,
Kansas as a “green” town after it was 95% destroyed by an EF 5
tornado in 2007.
Wednesday, April 30
• Wicomico Room, 7 pm Panel Discussion
Environmental and economic implications of natural gas drilling
Drew Cobbs, American Petroleum Institute; Thomas R. Cawthern, SU
Geosciences Dept; Seamus McGraw, author and PA resident; and
Mike Tidwell, Chesapeake Climate Action Network will discuss
what hydrofracking means to Maryland.
Saturday, May 10 • Location TBA, 1-3 pm Senior Seminar