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GLS 2020

Green Living Seminar Series 2020

Presented by the Environmental Studies Department and the MCLA Berkshire Environmental Resource Center

Every semester the Green Living Seminars center around a different topic, timely and relevant in current sustainability issues. 


Missed a seminar?
 

Presentations will be broadcast on Northern Berkshire Community Television Channel (NBCTC) 1302 at the following times:

Wednesdays at 7:30pm
Fridays at 4pm
Saturdays at 2pm
Sundays at 11:30am
Mondays at 5:30pm

 

 


Green Living Seminar Series 2020

Environmental Pollution

All seminars are Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. in CSI 121

Listen to a podcast from earlier this year, below, or hear podcasts from previous years. 

1/30/2020

PLASTICS IN THE ENVIRONMENT: SEPARATING MYTH FROM REALITY (podcast)
 CHRIS REDDY
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Senior Scientist

2/6/2020

CANCELLED

ACID RAIN: HOW SCIENCE AND VOLUNTEERISM CONTRIBUTED TO ADDRESSING AN ENVIRONMENTAL CHALLENGE         ----Cancelled ----
 PAUL GODFREY
UMass Amherst Water Resources Research Center, Emeritus Director

2/13/2020

ROAD SALT: THE PROBLEM, THE SOLUTION, AND HOW TO GET THERE (podcast)
 VICKY KELLY
Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies,
Environmental Monitoring Program Manager

2/20/2020

WATER QUALITY IN THE HOOSIC RIVER WATERSHED
 MATT REARDON
MassDEP Division of Watershed Management,
Environmental Analyst—Nonpoint Source Program Manager

2/27/2020

PFOA IN NEW YORK AND VERMONT
 DAVID BOND
Bennington College,
Associate Director of The Center For The Advancement Of Public Action

3/5/2020

MERCURY IN THE ENVIRONMENT: ECOLOGICAL AND HUMAN IMPACTS
 ZOFIA BAUMANN
University of Connecticut, Assistant Research Professor

3/12/2020

WHAT IS NEW ENGLAND DOING ABOUT NUTRIENT POLLUTION IN OUR WATERS?
 EMMA GILDESGAME
New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission, Environmental Analyst

3/19/2020

(Spring Break)

3/26/2020

PCBS AND THE HOUSATONIC RIVER
 JIM MURPHY
Previous Public Affairs Specialist with The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

4/2/2020

MERCURY TOXICITY IN LOON POPULATIONS IN THE ADIRONDACKS
 NINA SCHOCH
Adirondack Center for Loon Conservation, Executive Director and Chief Scientific Officer

4/9/2020

POLLUTION, EVOLUTION AND HOW TO REDUCE OUR DEPENDENCE ON ANTIBIOTICS AND PESTICIDES
 EMILY MONOSSON
Ronin Institute, Author

4/16/2020

THE OZONE HOLE: ITS HISTORY AND CURRENT STATUS
 JIM ANDERSON
Harvard University Departments of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Earth and Planetary Sciences And The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
 PHILIP S. WELD, Professor

4/23/20/19

MCLA Undergraduate Research Conference (URC)

Podcast Archive

Green Living Seminar Series from 2010-2019