Number of Programs: 3
April 21, 2017. 3:00 pm
Communication Arts and Sciences Building, Room 145, 404 Wilson Road, East Lansing, MI 48824
Dr. Edward Maibach will be presenting at the College of Communication Arts and Sciences’ annual Bettinghaus Lecture. Dr. Maibach is the Director of George Mason University’s Center on Climate Change Communication. His lecture will be based off of his research on practicing collaboration with TV weathercasters, “Climate Matters.”
218 Manly Miles Building, 1405 S. Harrison Road, East Lansing, MI, 48823
The overarching goal of CGCEO is to contribute to the understanding of the interrelations among human, land, and climate systems in an international context, as reflected in MSU’s Boldness by Design. Building on existing strength in interdisciplinary approaches to understand the social processes, land use and land cover patterns and processes, and environmental impacts and responses at regional to global scales, the Center addresses the following key science questions:
How are social processes altering and impacting global environmental dynamics? How do these changes, in turn, respond to and affect land and human systems?
The research activities at the Center attempt to identify, understand and model land surface processes; determine and quantify socioeconomic root causes of and responses to global change, and assess human/animal health and ecosystem services.
Location:Please see locations and dates of upcoming programs at the website indicated below.
CSP participants learn about the history of conservation activities in Michigan, ecological principles, ecoregional classifications, and how to make choices to manage our natural resources. In addition to this foundation, participants learn about terrestrial ecosystems (forestlands and grasslands) and aquatic ecosystems (wetlands, lakes and streams) through classroom and in-field instruction.
Becoming a conservation steward involves the completion of the following: 1. Classroom and field-based training led by experts in various fields of conservation and natural resources, including lectures, interactive learning and field experiences; 2. Self-paced online learning modules provided via Michigan State University’s Desire2Learn (D2L) course management interface which participants will complete on their own; and 3. Volunteer service including the completion of an in-class Capstone Project related to an area of interest as well as additional community volunteer service related to restoring and conserving Michigan’s ecosystems.