S.A.V.E. Announces 2017-2018 Public Lecture Series

Posted Sep 14th, 2017 by Helene Sheets  Category: Community Interest, Events


Science Alliance for Valuing the Environment, Inc. (S.A.V.E.) is offering the following free public lectures at the Franciscan Center of Lourdes University, 6832 Convent Blvd., in Sylvania. The lectures are offered from 7:30 to 9 p.m., are free and open to the public.

Monday, September 11, 2017
The Byrd Polar Project and Climate Studies with Jason Cervenec provides an overview of the center’s work being done on the state and local levels to mitigate and adopt to climate change Mr. Cervenec is the Education and Outreach Director at the Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center at Ohio State University.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
How to Save a River: Water Stewardship & Related Environmental Land-Use Issues with Abigail Frost-King, President and Founder of the Save Maumee Grassroots Organization, Inc.

Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Global Climate Disruption: How Do We Know? What Can We Do? with Dr. Andy Jorgensen, Associate Professor of Chemistry and Environmental Sciences at The University of Toledo.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018
The Third Battle for a Clean Lake Erie with Advocates for a Clean Lake Erie, an environmental grassroots organization.

Tuesday, April 4, 2018
Our Sustainable Future – Ready or Not, Here We Come! with John Krochmalny of SAVE and Northwest State Community College’s Education for Sustainability.

For further information on S.A.V.E. or the upcoming lectures, please contact Sr. Rosine Sobczak, OSF, at 419-824-3691 or email S.A.V.E. is a 501c (3) non-profit organization whose purpose is to educate people of all ages about the environment and to link ecology and spirituality to bring others a greater appreciation of the natural world. The S.A.V.E. office is located on the grounds of the Sisters of St. Francis and home of Lourdes University.

The Franciscan Center of Lourdes University offers a beautiful state-of-the-art theatre, commons and conference center located in the picturesque Toledo suburb of Sylvania. The conference center is available for conferences, camps and seminars. For information, call 419-517-8950.

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