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Developing Solar on Brownfields

January 22, 2020 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Formerly contaminated lands can serve as potential sites for community-scale solar projects, but may include additional challenges not typical of other solar developments. This webinar discusses the advantages, disadvantages, and considerations associated with these solar photovoltaic developments, as well as showcasing projects and initiatives focused on deploying solar on formerly contaminated lands.

Panelists:

Gail Mosey - NREL

Ashley Bennett - EPRI

Dan Kraemer - Stantec

Anthony Chown - Stantec

Cameran Bailey - MET Council

Event Type: Webinar
Event Category: General Sustainability Event

The State of Transportation and Healthy Equity

January 23, 2020 - 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

The State of Transportation and Health Equity, a field scan from Smart Growth America looks at the intersection of transportation and health equity in the U.S. today. Informed by 92 experts working across disciplines at the local, state, and federal level across the country, the report identifies the biggest challenges to health equity facing our transportation system and the strategies we should use to address them.

Join us Thursday, January 23 at 2:30 p.m EST for a webinar about the report. We will walk through the report and highlight the most promising strategies to advance health equity through transportation.

Event Type: Webinar
Event Category: General Sustainability Event

Preventing/Reducing Food Waste and Recovering Food for People

January 27, 2020 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

This webinar will educate participants on the applications to reduce food loss in the food service industry (including cafeterias and schools), food recovery and the added value to recovered food.

Presenters Include:
Max Mlinar - Phood, Inc.

Lori Martin - Haven's Harvest

Michelle McCabe - FEED, The Council of Churches for Greater Bridgeport

Event Type: Webinar
Event Category: General Sustainability Event

New Tick Threats and Control Tactics - A Panel Discussion

February 04, 2020 - 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

This webinar will feature a panel discussion dedicated to the growing threat posed by ticks and new control tactics to address this expanding pest. Webinar participants will be able to pose questions, in real time, to a panel of entomologists and other related experts who understand the health concerns posed by ticks to individuals and their pets. Seize on this opportunity to ask experts about the newest tick prevention and control measures.

Event Type: Webinar
Event Category: General Sustainability Event

Creating Monarch Habitats for Schools and Communities

March 10, 2020 - 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Monarchs are important pollinators and securing habitats for them is a critical component to the overall ecosystem. Attend this webinar to learn about the threats to the monarch butterfly, migration trends, and the role we can play in conserving their habitats by adopting integrated pest management practices. Presenters will discuss how schools can create a living educational environment that provides a safe habitat for monarchs.

Event Type: Webinar
Event Category: General Sustainability Event

13th Annual Global Environmental Sustainability Symposium

April 23, 2020 - 9:00 am to 7:00 pm

Central Connecticut State University Student Center

1615 Stanley St, New Britain, CT 06053

Central Connecticut State University invites you to attend the 13th Annual Global Environmental Sustainability Symposium on Thursday, April 23, 2020. This full-day event is FREE and is attended by student, faculty, members of the general public, as well as researchers and practitioners. The theme of this year's symposium is: Sustainable Tourism & Hospitality.

Event Type: Webinar

Sprucing Up Your Knowledge For IPM of Trees

May 05, 2020 - 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Like all tress, spruces are susceptible to pests, chemical exposure and general stress, which can make them vulnerable to diseases and decline. This webinar will review spruce trees and conditions and pests that compromise them. Presenters will provide strategies for utilizing integrated pest management tactics to alleviate the conditions and pests that can compromise the health of spruce trees.

Event Type: Webinar
Event Category: General Sustainability Event

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