Director: Dr. Janet S. MacFall, Coordinator of Environmental Studies Program
Co-Director: Dr. Douglas Redington, Dept. of Economics, Environmental Studies Program
Interested in the Sustainability Faculty Scholars Program? Click here for more information or to download an application.
Featuring Kevin Bell, GIS coordinator for the Information Management Services, Salt Lake City Corporation.
Salt Lake City takes a comprehensive and holistic approach to making the city the most livable, sustainable community in the United States. Through its award-winning environmental program branded Salt Lake City Green, the city is committed to continuing to seek balance in resource protection and working toward making Salt Lake City the finest example of wise esource use in the nation.
About the forum
Sustainable agriculture supports local communities through production of safe, local and nutritious foods with few negative environmental impacts. It promotes economic development at many levels in the community, fostering connections between growers and consumers. This conference will feature speakers addressing the expansion of this home grown industry, opportunities for production, and ways to network for making food easily accessible to community consumers and economically successful as a business.
This Forum is for all members of our community, including Elon, other academic institutions, local government, local businesses, builders, developers, educators and citizens with a vision for a sustainable community.
A two-day workshop open to all ecologists/biologists, naturalists, educators and professionals.
When: April 29-30, 2010
Where: Elon Lodge, Elon University
Will count as Criteria II or III in the NC Environmental Education Certification Program