Environmental Studies

October 11, 2011 to October 16, 2011

40th Anniversary Conference of the North American Association for Environmental Education

You’re invited to join us at the 2011 40th Anniversary Conference of the North American Association for Environmental Education in Raleigh, NC. Be part of this international partnership at the forefront of the No Child Left Inside movement, defining “Environmental Literacy,” and focusing on “Excellence in Environmental Education.” Register by the Early Bird deadline of August 11, to get the best rates!

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August 7, 2011 to August 12, 2011

Ecological Society of America's (ESA) 96th Annual Meeting

The Austin, TX meeting, which has the theme "Earth Stewardship: Preserving and enhancing the earth's life-support systems," is expected to draw more than 3,500 scientists, policy makers, educators and concerned citizens to share emerging research and explore strategies to enhance community-based approaches to global responsibility.

June 2, 2011

Presentation and Book Signing "The Failure of Environmental Education (And How We Can Fix It)"

Join a discussion of the book with authors Charles Saylan, executive director of the Ocean Conservation Society and SEJ member, and Daniel T. Blumstein, professor and chair of the Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology and professor in the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability at UCLA.



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"The Conversation: A Man for All Seasons"

Mark Twain was not only one of America's most under-appreciated nature writers, but he may also have been the Jon Stewart of his time -- blending satire with acute journalistic observation to puncture received wisdom with real truth. Francesca Lyman starts a discussion on the subject in Sacramento -- Twain's old stomping grounds.

Source: Sacramento Bee, 04/14/2011
June 23, 2011 to June 26, 2011

Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences Annual Conference

The theme of the 2011 AESS Conference, hosted by the University of Vermont in Burlington, is "Confronting Complexity."

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February 24, 2011

Free Webinar: Tackling Wicked Problems Through ‘Post-Normal’ and ‘Transition’ Science

Join a free webinar presented by Jerome Ravetz, originator of post-normal science, and SEJ member Valerie Brown, editor of Tackling Wicked Problems, who discuss the kinds of knowledge we need to tackle our ecological and social crises.



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