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Community Conversations on Climate Change: Lessons, Successes, and Ideas for the Future
April 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
West Michigan Environmental Action Council and the Michigan Chapter of the Sierra Club will host their fourth Community Conversations on Climate Change, a monthly series of virtual discussions on climate change – how it is affecting Muskegon County, and what can be done at the local level to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and prepare for future impacts.
The topic is “Lessons, Successes, and Ideas for the Future,” scheduled for Thursday, April 29, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The virtual discussion will be moderated by Dr. Alan Steinman, Allen and Helen Hunting director and professor at the GVSU Robert B. Annis Water Resources Institute. Panelists include: Greg Mund, retired from the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service and former chairman of the Muskegon River Watershed Assembly, and former chairman of the White Lake Public Advisory Council; Dr. Rick Rediske, senior program manager and professor at GVSU Robert B. Annis Water Resources Institute; Cynthia Price, former president of Muskegon Save Our Shoreline, and former secretary for the Muskegon Lake Watershed Partnership, and, and Kathy Evans, environmental program manager for the West Michigan Shoreline Regional Development Commission.
The focus of the panel will cover lessons learned from longtime Muskegon area leaders of environmental restoration and protection efforts, successes, and ideas for addressing climate change at the community level.