LEC Sustainability Committee’s Autumn 2018 Speaker Series

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Three Northeast Ohio scientists will visit LEC to share their expertise during the Autumn 2018 Speaker Series, presented by the Lake Erie College Sustainability Committee (LECSC).

Community members are invited to attend speaker sessions on Tuesdays, September 11, October 9 and November 13 at 7 p.m in Dickinson Lecture Hall, located in the Austin Hall of Science.

On September 11, opening speaker and community ecologist Katie Stuble, PhD, will present “Assembling Communities in a Changing World: How Changing Climates and Invading Species Are Reshaping Our Ecosystems.” Dr. Stuble is a research scientist at The Holden Arboretum in Kirtland, Ohio.

On October 9, Zach Schwartz will offer information and updates on the state of the region’s solar technology during “Solar Power in Northeast Ohio.” Schwartz is an educator and solar consultant with YellowLite Solar Power, a solar panel design and installation company in Cleveland, Ohio.

Finally, John Kehn, district manager of service forestry at the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, will share his knowledge in “Sustainable Forestry in Ohio” on November 13.

This series is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Assistant Professor Al Fazenbaker (afazenbaker@lec.edu) or Justin Levine (julevine@lec.edu).

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