UM's Seeking Sustainability Lecture/Action Series, organized by Dr. Vicki Watson, celebrates the 50th birthday of Earth Day and the UM Environmental Studies program by featuring program alumni and local groups working to move the Missoula community towards sustainability. The first nine lectures were filmed live by Ron Scholl of MCAT. The last four lectures were delivered and recorded on Zoom by Sydney Bollinger. Captioning services were provided by University of Montana Accessible Technology Services. Links to recorded lectures are below.

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Lectures from 2020

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January 16: Sustainability at UM, Vicki Watson, Eva Rocke, Derek Kanwischer, Maddy Jones, Dan Gundlach, Anastasia Orkwiszewski, Jameel Chaudhry, and Brian P. Kerns

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January 23: Sustainability in Local Government, Vicki Watson, Brian P. Kerns, Kaitlin McCafferty, Diana Maneta, and Chase Jones

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January 30: Sustainable Shelter, Vicki Watson, Andrea Davis, Beth Schenk, Todd Schaper, Jessica Proctor, and John R. Freer

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February 6: Sustainable Transportation, Vicki Watson, Jordan Hess, Jon Sand, Bob Giordano, and Dave Strohmaier

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February 13: Sustainable Food, Vicki Watson, Neva Hassanein, Ethan Smith, Larry Neskey, Brittany Palmer, and Mary Ellis

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February 20: Sustaining Water and Air, Vicki Watson, Shannon Therrialt, Ben Schmidt, Travis Ross, John Dearment, Bonnie Gestring, and David Shively

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February 27: Sustainable Energy and Efficiency, Vicki Watson, Peter McDonough, Daniel Carlino, Andrew Valanais, Amy B. Cilimburg, and Caitlin Piserchia

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March 5: Zero Waste, Vicki Watson, Casey Valencia, Katherine S. Deuel, Sean Doty, Caitlyn Lewis, and Sarah Nesci

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March 12: Restoring/Sustaining Ecosystems/Economies, Vicki Watson, Seth Wilson, Paul Parsons, Pedro Marques, and Amy Sacry

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March 26: Faith Community Seeks Sustainability, Vicki Watson, Dan Spencer, Rebecca Pettit, Sydney Jo Bollinger, Greg Grallo, and John Lund

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April 2: Sustainable Business Strategies, Vicki Watson, Suzanne G. Tilleman, and Kenton D. Swift

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April 9: Traditional Ecological Knowledge for Sustainability, Vicki Watson, Rosalyn LaPier, Rose Bear Don't Walk, and Ranalda Tsosie

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April 16: Family Planning for Sustainability, Vicki Watson, Lia Volpa, and Elizabeth A. Hubble