[Ocees] Fwd: UPLIFT! Youth Climate Conference, Sept 15-17, Moab, UT - Spread the Word

Popescu, Viorel popescu at ohio.edu
Fri Jun 23 05:53:04 EDT 2017

Great opportunity for students to get involved in a nation-wide climate initiative and get skills and training in delivering the message.

Check out the website below; some travel assistance available; location is amazing


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From: Thomas D Sisk <Thomas.Sisk at nau.edu<mailto:Thomas.Sisk at nau.edu>>
Date: Tue, Jun 20, 2017 at 3:08 PM
Subject: UPLIFT! Youth Climate Conference, Sept 15-17, Moab, UT - Spread the Word
To: Thomas D Sisk <Thomas.Sisk at nau.edu<mailto:Thomas.Sisk at nau.edu>>

Dear Colleagues,

Please spread the word among your students and younger colleagues:

UPLIFT! Climate Conference provides training and venues for upcoming leaders seeking to build a just, diverse, and powerful force for change. This third annual gathering will take place Sept. 15-17 at a beautiful location near Moab UT. Support your students if you can; travel assistance is available on an as-needed basis, while it lasts. UPLIFT! is a collaborative undertaking of the Grand Canyon Trust<http://www.grandcanyontrust.org/> and the Landscape Conservation Initiative<http://nau.edu/LCI/> at Northern Arizona University.


Thomas D. Sisk<http://nau.edu/LCI/>
Olajos-Goslow Chair of Environmental Science and Policy
Professor of Ecology, Northern Arizona University
Director, Landscape Conservation Initiative<http://nau.edu/LCI/>
Board, Conservation Science Partners, Inc.<http://www.csp-inc.org/>


Wendy J. Palen

Associate Professor
Earth to Ocean Research Group
Simon Fraser University (http://palenlab.wordpress.com/<http://www.sfu.ca/biology/faculty/palen/>)

Assistant Director
Liber Ero Fellows Program (www.liberero.ca<http://www.liberero.ca>)

Chair, Board of Directors
Evidence for Democracy (evidencefordemocracy.ca<http://evidencefordemocracy.ca>)

Office (778) 782-4063

"If you look at the science about what is happening on earth and aren't pessimistic, you don't understand the data. But if you meet the people who are working to restore this earth and the lives of the poor, and you aren't optimistic, you haven't got a pulse."

Paul Hawken

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