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.
Below is the schedule & recordings of the 2020 lecture series. For the schedule of the 2021 lecture series, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lectures from 2020
January 16: Sustainability at UM, Vicki Watson, Eva Rocke, Derek Kanwischer, Maddy Jones, Dan Gundlach, Anastasia Orkwiszewski, Jameel Chaudhry, and Brian P. Kerns
January 23: Sustainability in Local Government, Vicki Watson, Brian P. Kerns, Kaitlin McCafferty, Diana Maneta, and Chase Jones
January 30: Sustainable Shelter, Vicki Watson, Andrea Davis, Beth Schenk, Todd Schaper, Jessica Proctor, and John R. Freer
February 6: Sustainable Transportation, Vicki Watson, Jordan Hess, Jon Sand, Bob Giordano, and Dave Strohmaier
February 13: Sustainable Food, Vicki Watson, Neva Hassanein, Ethan Smith, Larry Neskey, Brittany Palmer, and Mary Ellis
February 20: Sustaining Water and Air, Vicki Watson, Shannon Therrialt, Ben Schmidt, Travis Ross, John Dearment, Bonnie Gestring, and David Shively
February 27: Sustainable Energy and Efficiency, Vicki Watson, Peter McDonough, Daniel Carlino, Andrew Valanais, Amy B. Cilimburg, and Caitlin Piserchia
March 5: Zero Waste, Vicki Watson, Casey Valencia, Katherine S. Deuel, Sean Doty, Caitlyn Lewis, and Sarah Nesci
March 12: Restoring/Sustaining Ecosystems/Economies, Vicki Watson, Seth Wilson, Paul Parsons, Pedro Marques, and Amy Sacry
March 26: Faith Community Seeks Sustainability, Vicki Watson, Dan Spencer, Rebecca Pettit, Sydney Jo Bollinger, Greg Grallo, and John Lund
April 2: Sustainable Business Strategies, Vicki Watson, Suzanne G. Tilleman, and Kenton D. Swift
April 9: Traditional Ecological Knowledge for Sustainability, Vicki Watson, Rosalyn LaPier, Rose Bear Don't Walk, and Ranalda Tsosie
April 16: Family Planning for Sustainability, Vicki Watson, Lia Volpa, and Elizabeth A. Hubble