Sierra Club – Kansas Chapter
2018 Biennial Statewide Conference
“There Is No More Normal!”
A day of education, discussion, and fellowship!
8:30 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Baker University Wetlands Discovery Center
Dr. Johannes Feddema, University of Victoria, B.C.
Dr. Johannes Feddema earned his Ph.D. in Climatology at the University of Delaware, where his research focused on how human activity affects the climate. His publications have appeared widely in scholarly journals, including Climate Research, Climate Dynamics, and Climatic Change and Science. Dr. Feddema was also a contributing author to the Nobel Prize-winning U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report.
Special guest panelists include Susan Stover (Kansas Geological Survey), Tatiana Lin (Kansas Health Institute), and Brad Bradley (Sierra Club Life Member, 2013 Bates County, Mo. Soil Conservation District Wildlife Habitat Award recipient), who will discuss the impacts of climate change in Kansas on agriculture, food production, water, and health. Dr. Roger Boyd, Senior Scientist & Professor Emeritus of Biology, will provide a fascinating overview of the history and ecology of the Baker University Wetlands.
Afternoon workshops include breakout sessions on fracking, food & agriculture, and getting to know your regulatory agencies.
And bring your walking shoes for some outdoor activity at this great wildlife refuge!
Great speakers, good food, and good fellowship!
This is a free event for Sierra Club members, guests, and friends, but you must register. Email Gary Anderson at firstname.lastname@example.org and indicate lunch preference (vegetarian or non-vegetarian).