MCC Green Events


Title: Water Tension in the Great Lakes Region and What It Means to McHenry County
Date: From 2/9/2016 to 2/9/2016
Time: From 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Contact Info: Kim Hankins || Phone: (815) 479-7765 || Email: khankins@mchenry.edu
Location: Luecht Conference Center
Description:

Part of the 2016 Great Lakes Bioneers McHenry County Speaker Series.

Peter Annin is a veteran conflict and environmental journalist. He authored the definitive work on the Great Lakes water diversion controversy, titled “The Great Lakes Water Wars.” Mr. Annin will speak to the diversion of water from the Great Lakes and why it is not a valid alternative to groundwater in McHenry County.

The speaker series is free and open to the public. No registration required. All sessions are at 7 p.m. in MCC's Luecht Conference Center in Building B.

 

Title: The Recipe for a Better Food System
Date: From 2/16/2016 to 2/16/2016
Time: From 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Contact Info: Kim Hankins || Phone: (815) 479-7765 || Email: khankins@mchenry.edu
Location: Luecht Conference Center
Description:

Part of the 2016 Great Lakes Bioneers McHenry County Speaker Series

Danielle Nierenberg is president of Food Tank, an organization focused on building a global community for safe, healthy, nourished eaters. Ms. Nierenberg will speak about the recipe for a better food system including preventing food loss and waste, building soil, empowering women, and cultivating the next generation of agricultural leaders.

 

The speaker series is free and open to the public. No registration required. All sessions are at 7 p.m. in MCC's Luecht Conference Center in Building B located on Main Campus in Crystal Lake.

 

Title: Pollinators, Plants, and People on the Edge of What's Left
Date: From 2/23/2016 to 2/23/2016
Time: From 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Contact Info: Kim Hankins || Phone: (815) 479-7765 || Email: khankins@mchenry.edu
Location: Luecht Conference Center
Description:

Part of the 2016 Great Lakes Bioneers McHenry County Speaker Series

Robert Michael Pyle is the author of 17 books, including Wintergreen, which won the John Burroughs Medal. A Yale-trained ecologist and a Guggenheim fellow, Dr. Pyle will take us beyond planting milkweed and bring his unique level of expertise and offer practical solutions to the most critical ecological issue of our time.

 

The speaker series is free and open to the public. No registration required. All sessions are at 7 p.m. in MCC's Luecht Conference Center in Building B located on Main Campus in Crystal Lake.

 

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