Friday & Saturday
FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Friday, April 3
Susan Jacobson, Associate Professor
Department of Wildlife Conservation
Director, Program for Studies in Tropical
University of Florida
4:30 pm "Education by Watershed"
8:00 pm "Ecological Design, Higher Education, and the Challenge of
Residential College, Room 126
9:00 am Panel Discussion
10:15 am Coffee Break
10:30 am Breakout Groups
11:30 am Reporting Session
12:00 am Lunch available in Residential College
1:30 pm Field Trip:
This Forum is one of the culminating events of the Environmental Semester, an effort to focus attention on environmental issues through related courses, exhibits, visiting lecturers and writers, and a variety of special events. It is intended to stimulate a rethinking of the possibilities for environmental education at the University and in the larger community.
More about our speakers:
Susan Jacobson has worked and pursued research interests in Africa, Malaysia, and Latin American and has published widely on conservation education and the human dimensions of wildlife management. Her books include Conserving Wildlife (1995) and Communication Skills for Conservation Professionals, forthcoming from Island Press.
David Orr has argued the case for environmental awareness in wide-ranging writings that draw upon perspectives from ecology and economics as well as higher education. His books include The Campus and Environmental Responsibility (1992), Ecological Literacy, (1992) and Earth in Mind: On Education, Environment, and the Human Prospect (1994).
David Robertson has explored the meaning of bioregionalism in his teaching, his writing, and his photography, which has been exhibited in the Midwest as well as in the West. His books include West of Eden: A History of the Art and Literature of Yosemite (1984), Real Matter (1997), and Photo and World (1997).
For more information, please contact the Environmental Theme Semester Office at 734.647.1122 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sponsored by the College of Literature, Science, & the Arts and the School of Natural Resources and Environment.