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Saturday, March 16
8:30 am to 4 pm
Pierce Cedar Creek Institute's annual Sustainability Conference will address current environmental issues that are relevant to everyone. The conference will explore ways that individuals, organizations, and communities are working to build a more sustainable future. It will also help participants be better prepared to face ecological challenges while still identifying opportunities to become a proactive force for positive global change.
Breakout sessions fit into three broad categories; sustainability in communities and organizations, energy, and personal action. Individual sessions will cover backyard wildlife habitat, fracking, renewable energy, and sustainability on campus, among others.
Peter Sinclair is a lifelong Michigander, a graduate of the University of Michigan, creator of the internationally known video series "Climate Denial Crock of the Week" and a regular contributor to the Yale Forum on Climate Change and the Media. He has been called "the sharpest climate denier debunker on youtube" by Treehugger.com.
Robin Mather is a third-generation journalist and a Michigan native who has written about food for more than 30 years. She is the author of two books, The Feast Nearby (2011), a collection of essays and recipes from a year of eating locally, and A Garden of Unearthly Delights (1995), which explored genetic modification of crops and livestock to more sustainable approaches. She is now a senior associate editor at Mother Earth News, the venerable and well-respected Wiser Living Magazine, and lives near Topeka, Kansas. Learn more about Mather's speaking engagement on March 15 at the Hastings Public Library.
Lodging is available for Friday and/or Saturday nights. Nightly rates are $70 for single accommodations and $100 for double accommodations. Call the Institute at (269) 721-4190 to reserve a room.
Feel free to call to register, or to inquire about the conference! (269) 721-4190