Santa Clara University

Department of Environmental Studies and Sciences

Seminars and Upcoming Events

"Climate Tax vs. Cap and Trade"

Suds Jain, Citizens' Climate Lobby
Tuesday, April 8, 2014, 12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m., Shapell Lounge AND Wednesday, April 9, 2014, 12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
cap and trade

"Santa Clara County Parks, Balancing Natural Resources Protection with Recreation and Public Access"

Don Rocha, County Parks Natural Resource Manager
Friday, April 25, 2014, 12p.m. - 1p.m., Kennedy Commons
sc county parks

"Ecopia Farms: Growing More with Less"

Dan Perez
Tuesday, April 29th, 2014, 5pm, Forbes Conference Room, Lucas Hall 126

ecopia farms

"Return of the Native: Conservation Status of the Burrowing Owl in the Bay Area" 

Lynne Trulio, Ph.D., Chair and Professor Department of Environmental Studies, SJSU
Friday, May 9, 2014, 12p.m. - 1p.m., Kennedy Commons
burrowing owl

“Fluid Commodities: The Social Making of Ecosystem Services in Coastal Belize" 

Patrick Gallagher, Adjunct Lecturer, ESS Dept., SCU,   Ph.D. Candidate, Anthropology, Stanford University
Friday, May 16, 2014, 12p.m. - 1p.m., Kennedy Commons

coastal belize

 "The Impact of the Drought in Our Area: The Role Trees Play In These Dry Times"

Linda LeZotte, Santa Clara Co. Water District Board of Directors
Thursday, May 22, 2014, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m., Rose Garden Branch of the S.J. Library
trees and drought

“Drought Watch 2014: What's Happening and Why You Should Care" 

Karen Ross, Secretary Karen Ross of the California Department of Agriculture
Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 12p.m. - 1:30p.m., Locatelli Activity Center
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ca drought

"The California Solar Energy Hotspot: Achieving Land, Energy, and Environmental Compatibility"

Rebecca Hernandez, Stanford PhD candidate
Friday, May 30, 2014, 12p.m. - 1p.m., Kennedy Commons
solar energy

"Student Sustainability Showcase (formerly known as SuccessFest)"

Monday, June 2, 2014, 5:30p.m. - 7p.m., Wiegand Room in the Arts and Sciences Building