Sustainability Speaker Series – Natural Resource Conservation in Nebraska
Sunday, April 22, 2018
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Turbine Flats Art Gallery
2124 Y St
Presented by Envirorun with Earthstock
Join Envirorun and our Earth Day Partner: Earthstock: Four Weeks to Learn and Grow for the Sustainability Speaker Series.
Sustainability Speaker Series:
The Sustainability Speaker Series is designed to provide an opportunity to connect with the environmental community, with light refreshments and a casual atmosphere. We welcome you to wear your best enviro shirt and share #envirorun photos on Twitter (@envirorun) and Facebook (Envirorun). Prizes go to the top tweeters!
The lineup of speakers include:
Mace Hack, State Director of the Nature Conservancy
Dr. Mace Hack has served for 12 years as the Director of The Nature Conservancy’s work in Nebraska, which focuses on working with ranchers, farmers, and others to conserve Nebraska’s prairies and rivers.
Shannon Bartelt-Hunt, Agricultural Watershed Network
Dr. Shannon Bartelt-Hunt is a Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at UNL, focusing on the environmental impacts of agricultural production on water quality.
Tsegaye Tadesse, National Drought Mitigation Center
Dr. Tsegaye Tadesse has served as assistant professor at the UNL School of Natural Resources and as a climatologist with the National Drought Mitigation Center since 2005.
Christina Hoyt, Nebraska Statewide Arboretum
Christina Hoyt is the Executive Director of the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum, a nonprofit that works to improve environmental resiliency in communities through tree-planting and garden-making.
About Earthstock: Four Weeks to Learn and Grow
Earthstock is a celebration of the planet that takes place each April at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Earthstock engages thousands of students and community members through creative events throughout the month. Engage with Earthstock at asun.unl.edu/earthstock or at @GreenUNL on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.