Tuesday, Oct. 18

Stressors and Sustainability of our Aquatic Resource
11am to 12 pm
1030 CB
Professor Michael Twiner, from the Marine Biotoxins Program, NOAA Center for Coastal Environmental Health and Biomolecular Research, will discuss the importance of fresh water to our ecosystem and lives.

Fishing Exhibition
Sponsored by the City of Dearborn
3pm to 5pm
UM-Dearborn Rouge Gateway Path
Starting at the UM-Dearborn Environmental Interpretive Center, participants will learn what measures the City of Dearborn has taken to clean up the river. Everyone will then be taken down to the river to go fishing. No fishing experience necessary!

Wednesday, Oct. 19

Sierra Club Water Presentation
10am to 11am
1030 CB
Melissa Damaschke, the Great Lakes Regional Representative of the Detroit chapter of the Sierra club will talk about the state of water in Michigan.

Health and Hydration
12pm to 1pm
FCS Student Dining Area
MHealthy’s Holly Sheer and Professor Megan Moore will discuss the relationship between hydration and human health.

National Wildlife Federation
12:30pm to 1:30pm
119 Environmental Interpretive Center
Julianna Goodlaw-Morris from the NWF will speak on animal conservation and campus ecology.

Costume Party and Green Drinks
5pm to 7pm
Environmental Interpretive Center Exhibit Area
Create a sustainable costume made of recyclable materials and wear it here for a chance to win a $100 Barnes and Noble gift card! Local and sustainable Michigan drinks will be served.

Thursday, Oct. 20

Southern Michigan Sustainable Business Forum
8am to 10am
119 Environmental Interpretive Center
Laura James from Michigan Saves will present to the audience. Michigan Saves is a nonprofit group that helps to create and launch innovative financing programs for energy efficiency and small-scale renewable energy technologies.

John Hartig, Author
10am to 11am
1030 CB
Hartig, the author of Burning Rivers: Revival of Four Urban-Industrial Rivers that Caught on Fire will speak about his book. Hartig is also the Refuge Manager of the Detroit River International Wildlife refuge.

Sense of Wonder: Water Life Art Exhibition
All day
University Center
Lyceum and the Student Environmental Association present an art exhibit focusing on water ecosystems. The exhibit will be located in the CiViC in the UC.

Eco-Theology Roundtable Discussion
4:30pm to 6pm
119 Environmental Interpretive Center
The roundtable discussion will take place in the EIC and feature people of different faiths discussing how the ecosystems, sustainability, and their faiths intertwine.