SSU Environmental Forum Invites Environmental Leaders to Campus for Lecture Series

creekSonoma State University's 2016 Environmental Forum features lectures on topics like climate solutions, growing local food systems, embracing sustainability and more, including a special lecture by Sonoma Clean Power Executive Director Geof Syphers on September 29. Lectures are Thursdays, noon to 12:50 p.m. in Ives Hall 101. Admission is free, parking is $5-$8 on campus.

August 25

Welcome and Introductions

John Isom, Department of Environmental Studies & Planning


September 1

Sonoma State's Preserves: The Other SSU Campuses

Suzanne DeCoursay, Education Manager, Sonoma State Preserves


September 8

Growing Thriving Local Food Systems

Suzi Grady, Program Director, Petaluma Bounty


September 15

Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System: Making Real Change on Our Campus

Jeff Baldwin, Assistant Professor, Department of Geography & Global Studies


September 22

Electrifying a Billion People Without Frying Us All

Daniel Soto, Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Studies & Planning


September 29

TBD

Geof Syphers, Executive Director, Sonoma Clean Power


October 6

Climate Solutions - A Local View

Ann Hancock, Executive Director, Center for Climate Protection Center for Climate Protection


October 13

Sustainable SSU: Connecting the DOTTs

Paul Draper, Drama Department and SSU Director of Sustainability


October 20

Fighting for Environmental and Cultural Survival in the Canadian Oil Sands

Emily Ray, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science


October 27

Planning and Future Trends for Cities

Karna Wong, Asst. Professor, Department of Environmental Studies


November 3

Restoring Sonoma County's Freshwater Ecosystems

Wendy St. John, Department of Biology


November 10

Communities Embrace Sustainability

Cyane Dandridge, Executive Director, Strategic Energy Innovations


November 17

Three Land Protection Stories of Sonoma County

Dave Koehler, Executive Director, Sonoma Land Trust


December 1

TBD

Richard Dale, Executive Director, Sonoma Ecology Center


December 8

Ecological Restoration in the Laguna de Santa Rosa: History, Challenges and Opportunities

Kevin Munroe, Executive Director, The Laguna Foundation

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