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Schedule for Saturday April 21st

 Planet Carroll: Our Environmental Future?

What County Residents Need to Know

Saturday April 21

Decker Auditorium, Lewis Hall, McDaniel College

Moderated by Paul Kazyak, Sr. Biologist, MDNR

 

 

8:00-8:30                    Set-up for Sustainability Displays

8:30-9:00                    coffee and pastries – all attendees and participants

9:00-9:10                    Session Begins – Don West, Waste Not! Carroll

Welcome – Dr. Mona Becker, Acting Director, Environ Studies, McDaniel College

Moderator team (Kazyak & student) welcome and introductions

Pledge of Allegiance

                                    Panel 1 – Why Sustainability is Important to You

                                    Panel members – Ned Tillman, Co-Founder, Sustainable Growth, LLC

                                                                  Dru Schmidt-Perkins, Exec. Director, 1000 Friends of Maryland

                                                                     Richard Josephson, Director of Planning, MDP

                                                                     Nelson Widell, Co-Founder, Peninsula Compost Group, LLC

                                                                   Joseph Wright (Student, McDaniel College)

9:10-9:40                    Keynote Speaker – Ned Tillman, “Keys to a Sustainable Future”

9:40-10:20                  Keynote Speaker – Dru Schmidt-Perkins, Sprawl – like dieting on McDonalds: Economic and Environmental Aspects of Smart Growth

10:20-10:45                Panel Discussion – Questions/comments from attendees

10:45-10:50                Comments from Moderator team – end of 1st session


 

 

10:50-11:15                Refreshment Break – all attendees and participants

                                    Panel 2 – Climate Change, Extreme Weather Events, and Ecosystems

         Panel members – Dr. Don Boesch, President, UofMD Center for Environ Science

                                         Dr. Michael Barbour, Director, Tetra Tech Ecological Sciences

                                         Dr. Mona Becker, Environmental Studies, McDaniel College

                                         Eric Kazyak (Student, UMCP)

11:15-11:45                Keynote Speaker – Dr. Don Boesch, The Chesapeake Restoration Challenge

11:45-12:15                Keynote Speaker – Dr. Michael Barbour, “Understanding the Significance of Climate Change to Carroll County”

12:15-12:35                Panel Discussion – Questions/comments from attendees

12:35-12:45                Comments from Moderator team – end of 2nd session

12:45-1:00                  Final thoughts from all panel members

1:00                             Closing and thanks to all attendees – Moderator 

April 16th - 22nd Schedule (Tentative)

 

Planet Carroll:

Our Environmental Future?

 

April 16 – 21, 2012

 

 

A week of activities to educate Carroll County citizens about climate change, growth and development, and water quality issues.

 

 

Schedule (tentative)

 

Monday,  April 16Business and Career Day, Decker College             Center, McDaniel College, 4 – 6 pm  and Recycling Art Show, Ensor Lounge, McDaniel  College, 6 – 9 pm.


Tuesday, April 17Earth Day Activities*, Great Hall, Carroll Community College, 9 am – 2 pm.

 

Wednesday, April 18 Energy Event with BGE, CCC, K 100, 6:30 - 7:30 pm, immediately followed by screening of film, Cool It.

 

 

 

 
Thursday, April 19 Carroll Hospital Center Earth Day Event , Main Lobby, Carroll Hospital Center, 10 am – 2 pmCommunity Matters Film Series/Discussion - No Impact Man, Room K 127, Carroll Community College, 7 -  8:30 pm sponsored by Sustainable Living MD.

 

 
Friday, April 20Concert, Amphitheater at Carroll Community College - sponsored by Waste Not! Carroll, Sustainable Living Maryland and Carroll Community College, 7 pm.

   Performers:

     Chuck Mooshian (Chasmo) Master of Ceremonies

     Jerry Diamond

    Céol Anam Cara (Tom & Dorothy Scanlon and Bob & Toni Dougherty)

      Neil Gillies

     Friendship Valley Elementary

     North Carroll Drama – The Lorax

         Sam Stout, Jake Katafiasz, Evan Murphy, and Carrie Winter with Ms. Roberta Gore.


 

Saturday April 21Keynote Address and Panel Discussion, Decker   Auditorium, McDaniel College 9 am - 1 pm and Sustainability Displays,  outside Decker Auditorium, McDaniel College by the Venturing Crew. 

 

Sunday April 22 - EARTH DAY! - Tree Planting with Boy Scout Troop #395, Freedom Park, Sykesville, 11 am - 2 pm.

 

    

 

 

*CCC Earth Day Activities include:

          Hybrid/electric car demo

          Plant giveaway

          Carbon and Nitrogen footprint

          Water Testing

          Informational Booths

          Movies

 


 

Confirmed Speakers

*Please refer to our "Bios" tab for more information on our speakers.

Ned Tillman, Dru Schmidt-Perkins, Richard Josephson, Nelson Widell, Don Boesch, and Michael Barbour

 

 

Agenda for Saturday, April 21th

 

Planet Carroll: Our Environmental Future?

What County Residents Need to Know

Saturday April 21

Decker Auditorium, Lewis Hall, McDaniel College

Moderated by Paul Kazyak, Sr. Biologist, MDNR



8:00-8:30 Set-up for Sustainability Displays

 

8:30-9:00 coffee and pastries – all attendees and participants

 

9:00-9:10 Session Begins – Don West, Waste Not! Carroll

Welcome – Dr. Mona Becker, Acting Director, Environ Studies, McDaniel College

Moderator team (Kazyak & student) welcome and introductions

Pledge of Allegiance

 

Panel 1 – Why Sustainability is Important to You

Panel members – Ned Tillman, Co-Founder, Sustainable Growth, LLC

Dru Schmidt-Perkins, Exec. Director, 1000 Friends of Maryland

Richard Josephson, Director of Planning, MDP

Nelson Widell, Co-Founder, Peninsula Compost Group, LLC

Joseph Wright (Student, McDaniel College)

 

9:10-9:40 Keynote Speaker – Ned Tillman, “Keys to a Sustainable Future”

 

9:40-10:20 Keynote Speaker – Dru Schmidt-Perkins, Sprawl – like dieting on McDonalds: Economic and Environmental Aspects of Smart Growth

 

10:20-10:45 Panel Discussion – Questions/comments from attendees

 

10:45-10:50 Comments from Moderator team – end of 1st session

 

10:50-11:15 Refreshment Break – all attendees and participants

 

Panel 2 – Climate Change, Extreme Weather Events, and Ecosystems

Panel members – Dr. Don Boesch, President, UofMD Center for Environ Science

Dr. Michael Barbour, Director, Tetra Tech Ecological Sciences

Dr. Mona Becker, Environmental Studies, McDaniel College

Eric Kazyak (Student, UMCP)

 

11:15-11:45 Keynote Speaker – Dr. Don Boesch, The Chesapeake Restoration Challenge

11:45-12:15 Keynote Speaker Dr. Michael Barbour, “Understanding the Significance of Climate Change to Carroll County”

12:15-12:35 Panel Discussion Questions/comments from attendees

12:35-12:45 Comments from Moderator team – end of 2nd session

 

12:45-1:00 Final thoughts from all panel members

 

1:00 Closing and thanks to all attendees – Moderator

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