Live Green! Calendar
Interested in keeping up with the many sustainable happenings on campus and in the Ames community? Subscribing to the Live Green! Calendar will keep you in the loop.
Do you know of something happening on campus or in the Ames community that connects to environmental, economic or social sustainability? Share it with us, as we would love to hear from you!
18 Oct 2019 10:00 am @ South Library Lawn- Hosted by the Green Umbrella and Live Green! Sustainability-minded student organizations, campus groups and community businesses will highlight their activities, initiatives and products. FREE coffee, cookies and green-minded prizes!
22 Oct 2019 4:10 pm @ 18 Horticulture Hall- Michael Walsh is the director of weed research at the University of Sydney, Australia. He has led research and development activities focusing on farming machines that reduce weed population densities by destroying weed seeds before they return to the soil during crop harvest operations. Walsh's talk is part of the Staniforth Lecture series in the ISU agronomy department.
12 Nov 2019 7:00 pm @ Sun Room, Memorial Union- Margaret A. Palmer is a Distinguished University Professor at the University of Maryland, College Park, and a leader in restoration ecology, with an emphasis on restoration of rivers, streams, and wetlands.
21 Jan 2020 7:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union- Dr. Rich Robert is an English biochemist and molecular biology. He, along with Dr. Phillip Allen Sharp, won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1993 for the discovery gene splicing. Today he is one of 129 Nobel Laureates contributing to a campaign to convince governments and the public to support the use of GMOs in order to increase food production, reduce dependency on insecticides, and end hunger in developing counties.