Speaker Series

Brendan Shane | Oct. 29

Calling Mother Nature: Building Nature-rich, Resilient Communities

Brendan Shane is climate director at The Trust for Public Land. This talk will explore how investing in green infrastructure builds climate resilience while promoting health, equity, and economic opportunity.

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Dawn O'Neal | Nov. 12

It’s All Connected: Building a Network of Resilience for People and Birds

O'Neal is vice president and executive director of Audubon Delta, which works to protect birds and their habitat across the Mississippi Delta. This talk will provide a bird’s-eye view of how wildlife conservation connects to resilience for both people and birds. 

This talk is sponsored by Wild Birds Unlimited.

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Keitlyn Alcantara | Dec. 3

Food as Storytelling

Alcantara's research focuses on foodways as tools of empowerment. Her talk will draw attention to the ways in which the past contains solutions to questions of resilience in the present.

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Past Talks

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