Lectures & Conferences
Integrative Design in Solar Energy: Pattern with a Purpose
Dr. Jeff Brownson, the final speaker in the North Country Sustainability Speaker Series, will discuss Integrative Design in Solar Energy: Pattern with a Purpose at 10:10 a.m. in the Pine Room on Friday, April 25.Location: Pine Room
Filmmaker and ecologist John D. Liu will present his talk “The Great Work of Our Time” at Paul Smith's College in the Freer Auditorium. John Liu is director of the Environmental Education Media Project, a senior research fellow at the International Union for Conservation of Nature, and a visiting fellow with the Critical Zone Hydrology Group in the Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences at the Vrije University in Amsterdam.Location: Freer Auditorium
The executive director of the Wild Center will give a talk at Paul Smith’s College Friday, Feb. 14.
Stephanie Ratcliffe will speak at 10:10 a.m. in the Freer Auditorium. The talk, titled “Opportunities and challenges in nonprofit environmental education,” will highlight her experience in that field.
Ratcliffe began working for the Wild Center in 2002 and took the director position in 2007. Before that, she headed up the exhibits effort at the Maryland Science Center on Baltimore's Inner Harbor.Location: Freer Auditorium
New Yorker staff writer Elizabeth Kolbert will discuss our changing local and global landscape at this event organized by the Adirondack Center for Writing. Kolbert's new book, "The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History," examines the possibility that a catastrophic extinction caused by humans is on the horizon.
Free for ACW members and the Paul Smith's College community; $5 others.Location: Adirondack Room, Joan Weill Adirondack Library