Earth week schedule/blurb

Monday April 19
4:30 p.m. Science Hall Colloquium, Science Hall 102
Steve Miles, Supervisor, Dolores Conservation District, Cortez, Colorado
“Taming Tamarisk in Western Colorado: a grass roots conservation effort at the headwaters of the tamarisk infestation”Tuesday April 20
11:10 a.m. Convocation, Memorial Chapel
Rebecca Solnit, essayist, “Swimming Upstream in History: Hope, Disaster, Utopia”

7 p.m., Povolny Lecture, Science Hall 102
George Wyeth, Stephen Edward Scarff Memorial Visiting Professor
“Change Isn’t Easy: An Inside Perspective”

Wednesday April 21
8 p.m., Warch Campus Center Cinema, film: “Earth Days”
9:30 p.m., Warch Campus Center, band: Morsoul

Thursday April 22
4:30 p.m., Wriston Auditorium, Visiting Artist, Jerilea Zempel, “Art and the Environment”

Friday April 23
3:10 p.m., Science Hall 102, Tim Ehlinger, associate professor, Great Lakes Water Institute, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, “Ecological Risk Assessment Frameworks and Indicators for Sustainable Development in Coastal Lake Systems”

Saturday April 24
Earth Day!
Join Greenfire for a day of live music, volunteering, food and crafts!

Sunday April 25
7:30 p.m. Greenfire Speaker, Memorial Chapel
Ralph Nader, consumer advocate, “The Great Conversion: Environmentalism over Corporatism