Introduction to Environmental Stewardship at JMU

Dr. Christie-Joy B. Hartman, Executive Director of the Institute for Stewardship of the Natural World, provides an introduction to how JMU is building an environmentally literate community and integrating environmental stewardship into academics, co-curricular programs, and operations.

Academics

Hear a brief introduction from Dr. Rob Alexander (6 minutes) and an in-depth presentation from Dr. Steven Frysinger (36 minutes) about environmental programs at JMU, which include environmental science, environmental policy, environmental humanities, energy, sustainability, and more.

Engagement

Dr. Mikaela Schmitt-Harsh describes designing a food forest for the JMU campus and the opportunities for students to get involved.

Operations

Hear from Abe Kaufman, JMU Energy Conservation & Sustainability Manager and Dale Chestnut, JMU Stormwater Management Coordinator, about JMU Facilities Management's operations-related sustainability efforts.

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