Sustainability Action Plan Consultations - Library Drop-In

Event Date: 
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Event Location: 
Paterson Library - main entrance
Event Contact Name: 
Ledah McKellar
Event Contact Phone: 
807-343-8703

Over the past year and a half, the Lakehead University Sustainability Stewardship Council (LUSSC), and its three Working Groups have developed a 5 year Sustainability Action Plan for the University. This plan has three main sections: Academics, Operations, and Engagement.

Stop by our booth at the Paterson Library to learn more and to share your feedback.

Fill out the feedback form and enter a draw for a raffle prize.

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Sustainability Action Plan Consultations - Public Presentation Orillia

Event Date: 
Monday, March 26, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Event Location: 
OA 1033
Event Contact Name: 
Ledah McKellar
Event Contact Phone: 
807-343-8703

Over the past year and a half, the Lakehead University Sustainability Stewardship Council (LUSSC), and its three Working Groups have developed a 5 year Sustainability Action Plan for the University. This plan has three main sections: Academics, Operations, and Engagement.

Staff, faculty, and students are invited to learn about the draft Sustainability Action Plan.

Plan to attend, and please share your feedback - help shape the future of sustainability at the University.

 

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Sustainability Action Plan Consultations - Public Presentation Thunder Bay

Event Date: 
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Event Location: 
Study Coffeehouse
Event Fee: 
Free
Event Contact Name: 
Ledah McKellar
Event Contact Phone: 
807-343-8703

Over the past year and a half, the Lakehead University Sustainability Stewardship Council (LUSSC), and its three Working Groups have developed a 5 year Sustainability Action Plan for the University. This plan has three main sections: Academics, Operations, and Engagement.

Staff, faculty, and students are invited to learn about the draft Sustainability Action Plan.

Plan to attend, and please share your feedback - help shape the future of sustainability at the University.

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Sustainability Action Plan Consultations - Focus Group

Event Date: 
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Event Location: 
Study Coffeehouse

Over the past year and a half, the Lakehead University Sustainability Stewardship Council (LUSSC), and its three Working Groups have developed a 5 year Sustainability Action Plan for the University. This plan has three main sections: Academics, Operations, and Engagement.

Join an informal focus group to learn about the plan and share your feedback.

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Food Security Roundtable

Event Date: 
Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Event Location: 
The Study
Event Fee: 
Free
Event Contact Name: 
Charlotte McEwen
Event Contact E-mail: 

Join Anita Abraham (Meal Exchange), Merryn Maynard (Meal Exchange, Dr. Kristin Burnett (Lakehead University Professor & Food Security Researcher), Dr. Charles Levkoe (Lakehead University Professor & Food Security Researcher) and Dr. Barbara Parker (Lakehead University Professor & Food Security Researcher) for a round table discussion of food security at Lakehead University!

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Explore This Place Series

Event Date: 
Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 12:00pm
Event Location: 
Meet in front of Chancellor Paterson Library

The LUSU Sustainability Center, Student Success Center and Lakehead Sustainability Office invite you to Explore this Place with an on campus bi-weekly walk series. Meet outside the library every second Thursday at noon to enjoy a short guided walk around campus. Comfortable shoes and weather appropriate clothing recommended.

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Explore this Place Walk Series: Sustainability Tour

Event Date: 
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 12:00pm
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!
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Explore this Place Walk Series: Foraging

Event Date: 
Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 12:00pm
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!
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Climate Change Forum

Event Date: 
Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 1:00pm to Friday, September 29, 2017 - 5:00pm
Event Location: 
The Study and Bartley Residence
Event Fee: 
Free
Event Contact Name: 
Sudip Rakshit
Event Contact E-mail: 

Lakehead University Climate Change Forum      

AGENDA

Day 1: September 28th (Thursday)

Venue: The Study, LU 

 

1:00 – 1: 15 pm      Ice breaker/ Coffee    

1:15 – 2:15 pm       What Is Climate Change Anyway?

Brief Presentations and Q&A

2:15 – 2:45 pm     Picturing Climate Change in Thunder Bay: Urgency, Hope, and                         Action. A guided tour of EarthCare Thunder Bay and Lakehead University’s Collaborative photovoice exhibit on climate change.

2:45 – 3:45 pm      Student/Faculty Debate

Be it resolved that “Humans are rising to the challenge and tackling the climate change crisis

3:45 – 4:00 pm      Break

4:00 – 5:00 pm      Lecture: Sherilee Harper: “Climate change impacts on Indigenous peoples’ health: Stories from around the world”

5:00 – 6:00 pm      Dinner Break (Free for registered participants)

6:00 – 7:30 pm      Boreal Heartbeat: Emotional Impacts of Climate Change in Northwestern Ontario. Kelsey Jones-Casey, Fulbright Scholar

Day 2: September 29th, 2017

Venue: Bartley Residence, Conference Room, LU 

8:30 – 9:00 am    Coffee and informal greetings

ALL FOLLOWING PANEL DISCUSSIONS: 5 mins presentations per panelist. Floor will be open for discussion.

Chair of panel summarizes discussion

9:00 - 10:30 am   Lecture/Panel 1 : Climate Change impacts on the Lake Superior/watersheds

Panelists: Robert Stewart (Moderator)

     Carl Lindquist – Superior Watershed Partnership

     Tom Berry – Minnesota Sea Grant

     EJ Isaac – Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa

   Alyssa Ray – Red Rock Indian Band

10:30 – 10:45 am  Tea Break

10.45 - 12.15 am   Lecture/Panel  2: Climate Modelling and Data Use

Panelists: Adam Cornwell (Moderator)

Al Douglas

Edmundo Fausto

Graham Saunders

Tammy Cook

12:15 - 1:00 pm   Lunch

1:00 - 2:30 pm     Lecture / Panel 3 The Bio-economy and climate mitigation

Panelists: Sudip Rakshit (Moderator)

                     Warren Mabee (Queens)

                     Colin Kelly (Confed college, Thunder Bay)

      David Johnson

2:30 - 3:00 pm Tea

3:00 - 3:15 pm       Lecture: Ontario’s Aboriginal Communities: On the frontline of the fight against Climate change - First Nation Technical Services (TBC)

3:15 - 4:45 pm        Lecture / Panel 4: Community Awareness Perspectives

Panelists:  Paul Berger (Moderator)

                 Rena Viehbeck (EarthCare, City of Thunder Bay)

                 Lindsay Galway

                 Charles Levkoe

 

 

 

 

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Nature Walk

Event Date: 
Friday, September 8, 2017 - 1:00pm
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.

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