Sustainability Center



(815) 479-7765
Kim Hankins

Great Lakes Bioneers McHenry County Speaker Series

Join us each February as we host our speakers series as a vehicle for connecting the public and MCC employees and students to cutting edge environmental topics and their impact on our local economy and our community!

The speaker series is free and open to the public. No registration required.

2014 Great Lakes Bioneers McHenry County Speaker Series

February 4, 2014: Green Means Go! Jobs, Renewable Energy, and the Future of Power.

Dr. Sarah White (Center on Wisconsin Strategy, COWS)

February 11, 2014: Expanding Local Food Production Through Aquaponics and Hydroponics

Andy McGhee (Chicago Botanic Garden's Aquaponics Specialist)

Kirk Cashmore (local hydroponics farmer)

David Nabong ( Brew and Grow, McHenry County College hydroponics/aquaponics instructor)

February 18, 2014: Adapt to Changing Conditions: Embodying Nature's Resilience Principles in the Face of Climate Change

Amy Coffman Phillips (B-Collaborative, designer and facilitator)

Bioneers Speaker Series Video Archive

About Bioneers

"Bioneers" are social and scientific innovators developing solutions for a more sustainable world. Learn all about the National Bioneers, their work and their annual conference at

2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 National Bioneers Conference DVDs available for loan at MCC Library. For more information, call the MCC Sustainability Center at (815) 479-7765