WCGT/WCU Environment & Sustainability Forums in Fall 2022

These were the programs in our fall 2023 series (download pdf of the series here, with thanks to all presenters and audience members:

The forum on September 20, Chester County Climate: Plans and Progress, included many insights about the future of climate protection and other environmental measures. Hear the full audio recording here. See more information about the panelists here.

October 18: Plastic: a Planetary Problem was presented creatively by WCU professor Drew Anderson, preceded by a plastics filmlet by Jonathan Sprout, founder of Force for Good. More info here.

Fern Hill Reservoir in West Goshen contributes to the environment as well as serving as a reserve supply of usable water

November 15: Water in our Town. Prof Megan Fork and 2 student researchers joined Dr. John Jackson of Stroud Water Research Center and Byron Riggins of Delaware Riverkeeper Network. Moderated by George Seeds, Master Watershed Steward and community science volunteer. Preceded by First annual Philip Jamison Art and Nature Award presentation, recognizing local artist Beth Clark for portraying the natural beauty of Chester County. See more info, including a report in the Daily Local News, here.

December 13: Sustainable Living: Tips for a Green Holiday. The forum of the season, by Prof. Ashlie Delshad and Prof. Megan Schraedley, guided a holiday-minded group, including many children, in making and taking gifts friendly to the planet.