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GLS 2020

If you have any questions, please contact Elena Traister:
elena.traister@mcla.edu or 413-662-5303

Green Living Seminar Series 2020

Presented by the Environmental Studies Department and the MCLA Berkshire Environmental Resource Center (BERC)

Every semester the Green Living Seminars center around a different topic, timely and relevant in current sustainability issues. 


Missed a seminar?
 

Presentations will be broadcast on Northern Berkshire Community Television Channel (NBCTC) 1302 at the following times:

Wednesdays at 7:30pm
Fridays at 4pm
Saturdays at 2pm
Sundays at 11:30am
Mondays at 5:30pm


Please note:
Due to Covid 19 - ALL Green Living Seminar will be webinars. Please see below for links for each webinar. 



Green Living Seminar Series 2020

Environmental Pollution

All seminars starting March 26th will be WEBINARS - links are below

Listen to a podcast from earlier this year, below, or hear podcasts from previous years. 

1/30/2020

PLASTICS IN THE ENVIRONMENT: SEPARATING MYTH FROM REALITY (podcast)
 CHRIS REDDY
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Senior Scientist

2/6/2020
Rescheduled
April 16th

ACID RAIN: HOW SCIENCE AND VOLUNTEERISM CONTRIBUTED TO ADDRESSING AN ENVIRONMENTAL CHALLENGE         Rescheduled April 16th
 PAUL GODFREY
UMass Amherst Water Resources Research Center, Emeritus Director

2/13/2020

ROAD SALT: THE PROBLEM, THE SOLUTION, AND HOW TO GET THERE (podcast)
 VICKY KELLY
Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies,
Environmental Monitoring Program Manager

2/20/2020

WATER QUALITY IN THE HOOSIC RIVER WATERSHED (podcast)
 MATT REARDON
MassDEP Division of Watershed Management,
Environmental Analyst—Nonpoint Source Program Manager

2/27/2020

PFOA IN NEW YORK AND VERMONT (podcast)
 DAVID BOND
Bennington College,
Associate Director of The Center For The Advancement Of Public Action

3/5/2020

MERCURY IN THE ENVIRONMENT: ECOLOGICAL AND HUMAN IMPACTS (podcast)
 ZOFIA BAUMANN
University of Connecticut, Assistant Research Professor

3/12/2020

WHAT IS NEW ENGLAND DOING ABOUT NUTRIENT POLLUTION IN OUR WATERS? (podcast)
 EMMA GILDESGAME
New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission, Environmental Analyst

3/19/2020

(Spring Break)

3/26/2020

PCBS AND THE HOUSATONIC RIVER   Watch webinar video here                         
JIM MURPHY
Previous Public Affairs Specialist with The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

4/2/2020

MERCURY TOXICITY IN LOON POPULATIONS IN THE ADIRONDACKS
 NINA SCHOCH   Watch webinar video here
Adirondack Center for Loon Conservation, Executive Director and Chief Scientific Officer

4/9/2020

POLLUTION, EVOLUTION AND HOW TO REDUCE OUR DEPENDENCE ON ANTIBIOTICS AND PESTICIDES
 EMILY MONOSSON - Watch webinar video here
Ronin Institute, Author

4/16/2020

ACID RAIN: HOW SCIENCE AND VOLUNTEERISM CONTRIBUTED TO ADDRESSING AN ENVIRONMENTAL CHALLENGE
 PAUL GODFREY - Watch webinar video here
UMass Amherst Water Resources Research Center,
Emeritus Director
 

4/23/20/19

MCLA Undergraduate Research Conference (URC)

Podcast Archive

Green Living Seminar Series from 2010-2019