"GUEST GUEST SPEAKERS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES SEMINAR"
DRAFT THREE RIVERS COMMUNITY COLLEGE ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUE SEMINAR – SPRING 2010 Thursday 6 -7:45 PM, Thames Valley Campus, Room C101 January 21st – May 14th GUEST SPEAKERS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES SEMINAR ___________________________________________________________________ 1. Jan 21st – Diana Urban, Stonington State Representative - Environment and Politics 2. Jan 28th – Thomas Worthley, UCONN Extension Forestry - Forest Ecosystem Services 3. Feb. 4th – Darcy Winther, CT Department of Environmental Protection - The Regulation of Inland Wetlands and Watercourses in Connecticut 16. Feb. 11th - Mark Parker, CT Department of Environmental Protection - Long Island Sound and Climate Change Adaption – What is Connecticut Doing? 5. Feb 18th – John Mullaney, USGS Waiting for Topic Title 6. Feb 25th – Dave Cohen Solarwrights, Renewable Energy and Resources, their Viability, Environmental Attributes, and Grants Available to Assist Projects in Connecticut 7. March 4th – Michael Beauchene, CT. Department of Environmental Protection – Rapid Bioassessment, Benthic Macro Invertebrates Survey March 7th – 13th SPRING BREAK – NO CLASSES 8. March 18th – Ed Jutila, East Lyme and Salem State Representative – Regulations and the Environment 9. March 25th - Brian Murphy, CT. Department of Environmental Protection - Connecticut Stream Crossing Guidelines: Facilitating Fish Passage and Stream Continuity 10. April 1st – Molly Letsch, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology PhD Graduate Student - Coral Reef Health and Conservation 11. April 8th – David Bingham, President Salem Land Trust – The Importance of Stewardship 12. April 15th – Elizabeth Timpe Ecology and Evolutionary Biology PhD Graduate Student UConn - It’s not easy being Green: Amphibians as Bioindicators of Ecosystem Health and Stress 13. April 22th – Adam Ney, CBIA - Corporate Sustainability Operating in the Growing Green Economy, CT’s Businesses Enhancing their Commitment to Environmental Stewardship, Social Responsibility, Workforce Development and ROI. 14. April 29th - Judy Preston, Tidewater Institute – Sustainable Landscaping and Ecology 15. May 6th – David Stokes, CT Dept of Environmental Protection, Bureau of Waste Management – Hazardous Waste Management and Enforcement 16. May 13th – Class only. Close out the semester with discussions on papers and presentations. Bring last of the essays into class. DRAFT