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Events for October 2013

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  1. Week of September 29, 2013

    1. Tuesday, October 1, 2013

      1. All Day14th Biennial Governor's Conference on the Management of the Illinois River System
        Peoria, Illinois; Four Points by Sheraton
    2. Wednesday, October 2, 2013

      1. All Day14th Biennial Governor's Conference on the Management of the Illinois River System
        Peoria, Illinois; Four Points by Sheraton
    3. Thursday, October 3, 2013

      1. All Day14th Biennial Governor's Conference on the Management of the Illinois River System
        Peoria, Illinois; Four Points by Sheraton
      2. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmEric Benson - Chair of the Graphic Design Program and Associate Professor of Graphic Design and Faculty Fellow at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        Sustainability Seminar series - Fields of Gold, Deckles, and Moulds: Fresh Press and Agri-Fiber Papers
        Mechanical Engineering Building, Room 218; 1206 W Green St. in Urbana, IL
  2. Week of October 6, 2013

    1. Thursday, October 10, 2013

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmDr. John Marlin - Research Affiliate at the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, a division of the Prairie Research Institute at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
        Sustainability Seminar series - Mud-to-Parks: Beneficial Use of Sediment as Reclaimed Topsoil in Illinois
        Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, One E. Hazelwood Dr., Champaign, IL 61820
  3. Week of October 13, 2013

    1. Tuesday, October 15, 2013

      1. 2:15 pm - 3:15 pmSteven Nesbitt, Department of Atmospheric Science
        What We Don't Know About Snow: Overview of the NASA Global Precipitation Mission (GPM) Cold season Precipitation Experiment (GCPEx)

        Room 201, Illinois State Water Survey (map)
        2204 Griffith Drive, Champaign, IL

      2. 3:00 pmDr. David Zaya - Invasion, hybridization, and native species decline in Celastrus
        1005 Forbes Building, 1816 S. Oak St, Champaign
  4. Week of October 20, 2013

    1. Monday, October 21, 2013

      1. 11:00 amJohn J. Quinn Environmental Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory
        ISGS - Geostatistical Approaches to Characterizing the Hydrogeology of Glacial Drift
        Room 101, Natural Resources Building 615 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign
    2. Tuesday, October 22, 2013

      1. 4:00 pm"The Illinois Prairie and Its People: Past, Present, and Future."
        405 North Mathews Avenue, Urbana, Illinois
      2. 4:00 pm

        John White
        Principal, Ecological Services
        Former Chief Ecologist, The Nature Conservancy


        The Illinois Prairie and Its People: Past, Present, and Future

        Beckman Institute
        University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        405 N. Mathews, Urbana

      3. 6:00 pm - 8:30 pmDr. George Czapar - Illinois State Water Survey, Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois
        Troubled Waters: A Mississippi River Story – Free Movie
        Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, One E. Hazelwood Dr., Champaign, IL 61820
    3. Wednesday, October 23, 2013

      1. 3:00 pm - 4:30 pmDr. Harry Dankowicz, U of IL Dept. of Mechanical Sciences & Engineering; Dr. Fredrik Grondahl, KTH Division of Industrial Ecology; Srirupa Ganguly, IL Sustainable Technology Center; and Joseph Pechsiri, KTH Division of Industrial Ecology
        Exploring Biotreatment of Saline Waters with Algae
        Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, One E. Hazelwood Dr., Champaign, IL 61820
    4. Thursday, October 24, 2013

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmDr. Sam C Weaver - President of Proton Power, Inc.
        Sustainable Seminar Series - Powering a Clean Tomorrow: Cheap Hydrogen from Biomass
        Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, One E. Hazelwood Dr., Champaign, IL 61820
  5. Week of October 27, 2013

    1. Monday, October 28, 2013

      1. 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm   with book signing after lecture and board game playing from 6-7:30pmErik Assadourian - Senior Fellow, Worldwatch Institute
        Re-engineering Cultures for True Sustainability: A Conversation with Erik Assadourian
        Alice Campbell Alumni Center, 601 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana
    2. Tuesday, October 29, 2013

      1. 3:00 pmINHS Seminar Ted Macrae - Tiger beetles of Missouri: distribution, habitat preferences, seasonal occurrence, and comments on species of conservation concern.
        1005 Forbes Building, 1816 S. Oak St, Champaign
    3. Thursday, October 31, 2013

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmMark Taylor - Assistant Professor, School of Architecture, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
        Sustainable Seminar Series - The US Department of Energy's Solar Decathlon Competition and The Progress to Solar Ready Housing
        Mechanical Engineering Building, Room 218; 1206 W Green St. in Urbana, IL

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