Explore this Place Walk Series: Sustainability Tour

Event Date: 
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 12:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
Chancellor Paterson Library

The LUSU Sustainability Center, Student Success Center and Lakehead University Office of Sustainability invite you to Explore this Place with an on campus bi-weekly walk series. 

Meet outside the Chancellor Paterson Library every second Thursday at noon to enjoy a short, guided walk around campus. Comfortable shoes and weather-appropriate clothing recommended.

  • Foraging on Campus - Thursday, Oct. 5 - 12 pm - Join us and enjoy a walk as Will Stolz teaches about edible plants right here on campus!
  • Sustainability on Campus - Thursday, Oct. 19 - 12 pm - Join us and enjoy a walk as Ledah McKellar, University Sustainability Coordinator, teaches about the sustainable features of this campus!

Explore this Place Walk Series: Foraging

Event Date: 
Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 12:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
Chancellor Paterson Library

The LUSU Sustainability Center, Student Success Center and Lakehead University Office of Sustainability invite you to Explore this Place with an on campus bi-weekly walk series. 

Meet outside the Chancellor Paterson Library every second Thursday at noon to enjoy a short, guided walk around campus. Comfortable shoes and weather-appropriate clothing recommended.

  • Foraging on Campus - Thursday, Oct. 5 - 12 pm - Join us and enjoy a walk as Will Stolz teaches about edible plants right here on campus!
  • Sustainability on Campus - Thursday, Oct. 19 - 12 pm - Join us and enjoy a walk as Ledah McKellar, University Sustainability Coordinator, teaches about the sustainable features of this campus!

Protect Quetico and the Boundary Waters

Event Date: 
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 6:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
Bora Laskin Theatre, Lakehead University (BL 1001)
Event Fee: 
Free

Nature Walk

Event Date: 
Friday, September 8, 2017 - 1:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
Meet in front of Chancellor Paterson Library
Event Fee: 
Free
Event Contact Name: 
Ledah McKellar
Event Contact Phone: 
8077667188

You don’t need to go far to access the beautiful scenery and tranquil nature that is all around us! The Office of Sustainability will offer a guided walk to explore some of the natural features of campus.  

While on the walk, learn about recycling procedures, water bottle refilling stations, the community garden, and other sustainability initiatives.

Date: Friday, Sept. 8 
Time: 1 to 2 pm 
Location: Meet out front of the Chancellor Paterson Library

We welcome all students to join, especially new, incoming students. Please dress appropriately for the weather, including footwear for walking on uneven ground.

For questions, contact Ledah McKellar, Sustainability Coordinator at coordinator. sustainability@lakeheadu.ca.

Thunder Bay, Thursday, March 23th

Event Date: 
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 6:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
Bora Laskin Theater, Lakehead University (BL 1001)

Thunder Bay, Wednesday, March 22nd

Event Date: 
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 2:30pm EDT
Event Location: 
Agora, Lakehead University

Research & Innovation Week

Event Date: 
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm EST
Event Location: 
Faculty Lounge, Lakehead University

Thunder Bay, Wednesday, March 8th

Event Date: 
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm EST
Event Location: 
The Study, Lakehead University

International Women's Day poster

Thunder Bay, Tuesday, March 7th

Event Date: 
Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 2:30pm to 5:30pm EST
Event Location: 
The Agora, Lakehead University

Friedmann Poster 

For more sustainability events related to Research and Innovation week, visit www.lakeheadu.ca/ri

Round Table Discussion: What Can We do About Mercury in Our Water?

Event Date: 
Monday, March 6, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm EST
Event Location: 
Thunder Bay Art Gallery

Participants

  •  Elder Beatrice Twance-Hynes will do an opening including the Water Song.
  •  Dr. Michael Rennie, Canada Research Chair in Freshwater Ecology and Fisheries (Biology, formerly with Experimental Lakes Area).
  • Dr. Brian Branfireun, Canada Research Chair in Environment and Sustainability, cross-appointed with Earth Sciences and Geography at Western University.
  • Judy Da Silva (Environmentalist and member of Grassy Narrows First Nation).
  • Dr. Peter Lee (Biology, works with Seine River First Nation).
  • Dr. Peggy Smith Interim Vice-Provost, Aboriginal Initiatives, and Associate Professor in Natural Resources Management (Moderator).

- Refreshments will be served at 6:30 pm - 

This event is made possible with the generous support from:

Aboriginal Initiatives, Research Services, the Faculty of Science & Environmental Studies, the Faculty of Education, the Faculty of Natural Resources Management, the Faculty of Health & Behavioural Sciences, the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, and the Thunder Bay Art Gallery

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