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Environmental Resources Management
Science Fair Judges Needed
- No previous experience necessary!
- The Metro
Detroit Fair judging takes place on Wednesday, March 12th.
The judging ties place on Wednesday morning starting at
7:30am and running until 12pm. The number of projects is
large and all the volunteers we can get would be appreciated.
Don't worry if you have never judged before. We split up into
groups and review the projects in teams. The Science Fair is held at
COBO Center, in the Oakland Hall on the main floor.
- The Southeast
Fair judging takes place on Friday, March 14th.
The judging takes place on Friday evening starting at about 5:45 or
6pm. It lasts about 2 hours depending on the number of
projects. The Science Fair will be held in Washtenaw
Community College's Morris Lawrence Building.
- Contact Wayne Geisert at
March 18, 2014
EMAWMA Air Quality Luncheon
12:00 – Lunch
1:30 - Adjourn
East Michigan Chapter of the Air & Waste Management Association
invites you to attend a luncheon program directly following the
Department of Environmental Quality’s (DEQ) Fugitive Dust Management
Workshop to network and learn more about the DEQ’s compliance process,
tools and tips. Chris
from the DEQ Air Quality Division’s (AQD) Southeast Michigan office
will review the AQD’s complaint procedures, starting from when a
complaint call is first received and their inspection
from the DEQ’s Office of Environmental Assistance will discuss tips and
tools to help you comply with various requirements and regulations.
Registration includes a networking lunch followed by the presentations.
for the lunch here.
The registration fee is $25 for members
and $35 for
for those who would also
like to attend the DEQ’s
Fugitive Dust Management Workshop
place in the morning. See the full flyer for more details
or click here to go to the MDEQ website for
information and registration
Conflict, Collaboration, and
Michigan State University Extension is offering a class on Conflict ,
Collaboration and Consensus in Natural Resources and has a
few extra spots.
in Natural Resources
Do you work with natural resource-based groups or individuals who often
find themselves in conflict situations? Michigan State University
Extension offers an intensive program designed to help you gain
confidence and competence in helping groups and communities
productively address contentious natural resource issues.
Here are some details and a link to registration and more details:
- Gain conflict resolution skills
related to listening, questioning, dealing with difficult behaviors,
and facilitating dialogue
- Achieve a deeper understanding of the continuum
of conflict management options and approaches, and skill in diagnosing
situations and choosing appropriate strategies
- Build expertise in facilitating collaborative
problem solving and deliberation among groups
- Form a clearer understanding of the roles of
both scientific facts and human values in contentious issues
- Explore alternative approaches to synthesizing
and incorporating public input
- Become part of an interactive statewide network
of natural resource professionals dedicated to facilitating natural
resource conflicts in creative and collaborative ways
Please share the registration announcement with friends and colleagues.
The website for more information and registration information can be
found here: http://events.anr.msu.edu/cccnr2014.
- Location: Kettunen Center, Tustin
- Dates: Wednesday-Thursday, March 12-13 and
Wednesday-Thursday, April 9-10
- Cost: $495, including food and lodging