Fall Speakers: Our fall ENVR seminar series will feature a number of exciting offerings:
Wed Sept 9, Henson 243 @ 7 pm: ENVR Internship Presentations. A selection of Environmental Studies students who completed summer internships will share their experiences.
Wed Sept 23, Henson 243 @ 7 pm:The Value of Changes in Water Quality to Recreational Fishermen of the Chesapeake Bay featuring environmental economist Matt Massey of the EPA National Center for Environmental Economics.
Thurs Sept 24, Perdue Hall Bennett Family Auditorium @ 6 pm: Breaking Ships in the World System An analysis of two ship-breaking capitals, Alang-Sosiya, India and Chittagong, Bangladesh; the second annual Multiple Dimensions of Inequality lecture featuring Dr. Scott Frey.
Wed Oct 7, Henson 243 @ 7 pm: ENVR Peer Advising Session. Here's a great chance to plan your semester and undergraduate career with the help of more experienced ENVR students!
Wed Oct 14, Henson 243 @ 7 pm: Recycling the Elements of Life: Nitrogen, Carbon and a Few Good Words. Featuring Nick Carter, former state biologist conducting life-long ecosystem restoration on his property, and his daughter Catherine Carter, author of two books of poetry, "The Swamp Monster at Home" and "The Memory of Gills."
Wed Oct 21, Henson 243 @ 7 pm: The Appalachian Trail Then and Now. 1975 thru-hiker Bill Nelson and 2015 thru-hiker Ian Harrison share their perspectives on the changing face of the trail over a 40-year span.
Wed Nov 4, Henson 243 @ 7 pm: The Choptank River. Author Tom Horton and photographer Dave Harp share anecdotes and thoughts from their new book on the Choptank.
Wed Nov 11, Henson 243 @ 7 pm:Wildlife Rehabilitation on the Eastern Shore. Kathy Cummings of Virginia's Shore Rehab shares her experiences rehabilitating Eastern Shore wildlife.
Wed Nov 18, Henson 243 @ 7 pm: Environmentally Responsible Farming on the Eastern Shore: Possibilities and Problems. Join host Tom Horton and russ Brinsfield, mayor of Vienna and Dorchester County grain farmer, as they discuss the last forty years of the science and practices surrounding environmentally responsible agriculture in our area.
Wed Dec 2, Wicomico Room of Guerrieri Center @ 7 pm: ENVR 102 "One in 7.3 Billion" Presentations. Introduction to Sustainability course students share the results of their month-long efforts to make a change in their personal environmental footprints.