MCLA 'Green Living' Seminar to Focus on Permaculture and Resilient Food Systems


NORTH ADAMS, MASS. - This spring's "Green Living" seminars at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) will continue with "Permaculture and Resilient Food Systems" with Jono Neiger, a conservation biologist and ecologist, on Thursday, April 3, at 5:30 p.m. in Murdock Hall room 218.

Part of the "Cultivating an Sustainable Food System" theme of this spring's Green Living talks, this event is free and open to the public.

Neiger - who has a diverse background in ecology, conservation, restoration, land stewardship, permaculture, horticulture and landscape design - has been a conservation biologist and ecologist since 1990, and a permaculture teacher and designer since 1996. He works to help organizations and individuals further their goals pertaining to the stewardship of their land, and for creating productive, regenerative human ecosystems.

The series will continue on Thursdays through April 24. For more information, go to greenliving, or contact Elena Traister, (413) 662-5303.

The 2014 Green Living Seminar series is a presentation of MCLA's Berkshire Environmental Resource Center and the MCLA Environmental Studies Department.