Environmental Semester February Events

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Tuesday, February 3
Dwight Pitcaithley
"History in the Public Sense: The National Park Service and Education"

4 PM

Rackham Assembly Hall, 4th floor
Panel Discussion and Reception to Follow

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Friday, February 6
Family Fun Night - Exhibit Museum, 7-9 pm

Wild Heart presents "Living in the Wilderness"

The program features an introduction to skills for living in the wild used by indigenous peoples around the world, and will include hands-on activities. Reservations are required; call (313) 936-5834. Price: $5/adults, $3 seniors & children 6-12, under 5 free, discount prices for Museum members. Pay at the door. More information on this event available here.

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, February 11-13 DeRoy Graf Seminar - "Rethinking Agriculture in the Age of Ecology"

This seminar is part of Honors 493.001

The DeRoy Graf Professors for Winter 1998 areWes Jackson and Donald Worster who will each give a public lecture during one of their two visits to the University of Michigan campus in January or February.

Wednesday, February 11 Wes Jackson - "The Oneness of the Creation: From Genomes to Ecosystems to Human Communities"

Public Lecture, 7:30 pm, 1210 Chemistry Building
Public reception to follow in Chemistry Building Atrium

More information available here.

Thursday, February 12 Film: Microcosmos - 7 pm, Natural Science Auditorium

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Monday-Friday, February 16-20 Housing Kick-Off Week

Housing will be kicking off the Environmental Semester and their Ecolympics.

Thursday, February 19 D.J. Peterson - "Nature in Transition: The Fate of the Environment and the Future of Russia."."

Public Lecture, 4:00 pm, 2024 Dana Building

Dr. Peterson is a Resident consultant in the International Studies Group at the RAND Corporation in Santa Monica, California, where he specializes in environmental, natural resources, and technology policy. Sponsored by CREES & SNRE

Tuesday, February 24 Daniel Janzen - "How to Grow a Wildland: The Gardenification of Nature."

Public Lecture, 4:00 pm, Rackham Amphitheatre

Dr Janzen is professor of Biology at the University of Pennsylvania and is known for his research in ecology and biodiveristy of ecosystems. More information available here.

Thursday, February 26 Film: "Milagro Beanfield War" - 7 pm, Natural Science Auditorium

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Thursday, February 26 Community Access TV airing "Environmental Theme Semester"

8:00 pm, Channel 9.

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