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Friday, March 14, 2014

Climate Change: What does it mean for Kentucky?  How is Kentucky Responding?

Kentucky Museum- Western Kentucky University
Bowling Green, KY

The Kentucky Association for Environmental Education (KAEE) will present the third annual KAEE Sustainability Symposium on Friday, March 14, at the Kentucky Museum on the Western Kentucky University campus in Bowling Green, Kentucky.  This year’s symposium will focus on Climate Change as it relates to us at the local level.  During the morning plenary sessions, you will have the opportunity to hear from a number of local speakers on climate change.  In the afternoon, participants will have the option of choosing a strand focusing on local responses to climate change or resources and strategies for teaching about climate change.

Location: Kentucky Museum at WKU, 1444 Kentucky St, Bowling Green, 42101 . Click here for directions.

 
Photo courtesy of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association

 

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Agenda:

9:00 am Welcome from KAEE

9:30-10:15 am Dr. Keith Mountain, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Geography and Geosciences at University of Louisville

10:15-11:00 am Dr. Danna Baxley, Research Coordinator at Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources

11:00-11:15 am Break

11:15-12:00 pm Mr. John Lyons, Assistant Secretary for Climate Policy, KY State Government

12:00 pm LUNCH

1:00 pm: Afternoon Strands (Please select one)

  • Teaching About Climate Change: Activities, Resources, and Strategies (Grades 6-adult)
  • Local Responses to Climate Change
    • Jason Delambre, Director of Energy and Carbon Policy for Midwest Energy Enterprise, LLC
    • Morehead State Carbon Offset Research

3:30 pm Optional Walking Tour of Sustainability Initiatives at Western Kentucky University

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