Earth Stewardship Symposium

Earth Stewardship Symposium

Event Schedule

The West Valley College Sustainability Committee hosts the annual Earth Stewardship Symposium in the Campus Center.

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Time Event Location
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM Crochet Workshop Baltic Room
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Student Research Presentations Event Center
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM Break  
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Crochet Coral Reef Lecture with Anna Mayer Event Center

Friday, April 20, 2018

Time Event Location
9:00 AM – 10:30 AM Biology IS the Technology: The Microbial Ecology of Space Food Production and the Power of Aquaponics as a Learning Tool, Brad Bebout, NASA Ames Research Center Baltic Room
10:30 AM – 10:45 AM Break  
10:45 AM – 12:15 PM Chasing Coral – Documentary Film Screening. Coral reefs around the world are vanishing at an unprecedented rate. A team of divers, photographers and scientists set out on a thrilling ocean adventure to discover why and to reveal the underwater mystery to the world. Source: IMDB Baltic Room
12:15 PM – 1:00 PM Break  
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM Things Your Mother Did - and Did Not - Tell You About Otters, Ron Eby, (arranged by Brad Chin). This presentation, augmented by humorous videos and pictures, will provide background on southern sea otters and the discoveries by two citizen scientists over the past decade that have changed our view of these iconic marine mammals. Ron will also discuss his hope for the future of otters in California. Baltic Room

This event is sponsored by a Land Corp Entrepreneurship Grant.

last published: 4/18/18