• Ms. Jamie S F.
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    Chesapeake Conservation Corps
    Posted October 10, 2018

    Center for Environment and Society at Washington College – Outreach and Event Coordinator

    Event Coordinator with Outreach and Marketing Experience   The Center for Environment & Society (CES) at Washington College is a team of enthusiastic entrepreneurial thinking individuals providing experiential learning opportunities for undergraduates at Washington College. CES is passionate about helping students find hands-on experiences to enhance their education out of the classroom through programs, internships,…

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  • Ms. Jamie S F.
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    Posted October 3, 2018

    Tidewater Film Screening

    On Tuesday, October 9th at 6:30 pm, the Center for Environment & Society will host a screening of Tidewater in the Norman James Theatre in William Smith Hall on the Washington College Campus. This event is FREE and open to the public. There will be popcorn and refreshments. The Hampton Roads area of Virginia is relatively unknown…

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  • Ms. Jamie S F.
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    Chesapeake Network
    Posted March 29, 2018

    It’s (not) Who We Are: Clean Energy, Community Identity, and our Changing Landscapes

    How do you view clean energy development? Why do some people enjoy seeing wind and solar, and others say it just doesn’t “fit” with the community? Through stories and case studies, environmental sociologist Grant Samms explores the factors that underpin how we feel about clean energy development close to home. Grant Samms studies issues of…

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  • Ms. Jamie S F.
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    Chesapeake Network
    Posted February 8, 2018

    Farmers for America Film Screening

    This documentary traces the extraordinary changes coming to America’s food system as more and more consumers flock to farmers’ markets, embrace farm-to-table lifestyles and insist on knowing where their food is coming from. At the center of the film are the farmers, young and old, who provide the spirit and energy to bring urban and…

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  • Ms. Jamie S F.
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    Chesapeake Network
    Posted February 8, 2018

    The Organic Profit: Rodale and the Making of Marketplace Environmentalism

    Join Washington College’s Environmental Science and Studies Teaching Fellow, Dr. Andrew Case, for a book talk and signing of his new book, “The Organic Profit: Rodale and the Making of Marketplace Environmentalism.” From green-lifestyle mavens who endorse products on social media to natural health activists sponsored by organic food companies, the marketplace for advice about…

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  • Ms. Jamie S F.
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    Chesapeake Network
    Posted February 8, 2018

    In Pursuit of a Better Food System: Lessons from the Berea College Farm

    Farm Director and Professor of Agriculture and Natural Resources at Berea College, Dr. Clark will discuss the importance of sustainable agriculture and its role in a liberal arts education. We pay less for food in the United States than ever before – a real testament to the success of industrialized farming. The dramatic improvements to…

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  • Ms. Jamie S F.
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    Chesapeake Network
    Posted February 8, 2018

    Delmarva Oasis Lecture

    Kent Conservation and Preservation Alliance, in partnership with the Center for Environment and Society at Washington College, invites you to an evening lecture entitled “Delmarva Oasis” by internationally renowned author and lecturer Tony Hiss. The lecture will focus on the importance of preserving landscapes – such as the Delmarva Peninsula – to avoid an environmental crisis as…

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  • Ms. Jamie S F.
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    Chesapeake Network
    Posted September 20, 2017

    11th annual cardboard boat race and Get to Know CES

    Join the Center for Environment & Society at Washington College for their 11th annual cardboard boat race and get to know CES event. Spend the afternoon on the waterfront enjoying live music by the High & Wides, beer, ice cream and more. At the event, Center for Environment & Society staff will be on hand…

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  • Ms. Jamie S F.
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    Chesapeake Network
    Posted November 2, 2016

    2nd annual food production and clean Chesapeake Bay panel discussion

    Photo Credit: Jane Thomas, IAN Image Library (ian.umces/imagelibrary/) After tackling the question “Can Food Production and a Clean Chesapeake Bay Coexist?” at our panel event back in February, we want to continue the conversation between farmers, environmentalists, and the public. We addressed the role of the farmer and the role of the environmentalist, and now…

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  • Ms. Jamie S F.
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    Chesapeake Network
    Posted September 7, 2016

    2016 Chestertown RiverFest

    Join us for the always popular festival on the Chester River Waterfront. There will be something for the whole family. Brought to you by the Center for Environment & Society, Chestertown RiverArts, and SANDBOX, the day-long festival, at Wilmer Park will include a large number of water activities, including the 10th annual cardboard boat race,…

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