Photo - CMC student explains her poster board at the 2014 Sustainability Conference.

The CMC Conferences on Sustainability

The following CMC locations are organizing their local Sustainability Conference.


Aspen - Schedule & Details


Monday, June 15, 1:00 – 5:30 pm
Farm to Fork Event

Breckenridge - Schedule & Details

CMC in Breckenridge-Dillon Sustainability Conference

Date: April 24, 2015, 1:00 t0 %:30 pm
Location: Breckenridge Campus, 107 Denison Placer Rd., Breckenridge, CO
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1:15 to 1:45 pm • Jake Black: Protect Our Winters: Lobbying for Change

1:30 to 2:00 pm • Rachel Forbes: Social Equity Discussion

1:45 to 2:15 pm • Jessica Burley: Community Supported Agriculture

1:50 to 2:20 pm • Cooking Demo with Recreational Culinary Director, Doug Shwartz (20 person limit); Cooking with Colorado-sourced sustainable food

2:00 to 2:20 pm • Herb and Flower planting with Jonathon Blank (20 person limit) : Option to take home plant or donate it to CMC

2:30 to 3:30 pm v Keynote Speaker: Auden Schendler, author of “Getting Green Done” and vice president of the Aspen Skiing Company.

3:40 to 4:10 pm • Genia Gallagher: “Water in the West” including challenges specific to Summit County

3:40 to 4:10 pm • CMC Alumni Panel: “Life After Graduation,” Opportunity to discuss with CMC Alumni

4:00 to 5:00 pm • Bachelors of Sustainability Studies: Capstone Student Poster Viewing

4:20 to 4:50 pm • Cooking Demo with Recreational Culinary Director, Doug Shwartz (20 person limit); Cooking with Colorado-sourced sustainable food

4:30 to 5 pm • Justin Pollock: Tips on building a healthy, sustainable “Eco Home”

5:15 to 5:25 • Outdoor Tree Planting with pine trees donated from Neils Lunceford

Special Notes

  • In addition there will be local businesses set up in the lobby to showcase how their business and/or organization is sustainable.
  • Free snacks and drinks will be set up in the lobby
  • Prizes throughout the day!

Other activities include capstone presentations by Bachelor of Sustainability Studies (BASS) students, facilitated discussions and demonstrations on a variety of topics, information tables for local businesses and companies, food, prizes and more!

Edwards - Schedule & Details

Edwards Earth Day Poster

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Wednesday, April 22, 12:00 – 2:00 pm
45th Annual EARTH DAY

E-Waste Recycling Event, 8am-12pm, PARKING LOT

3:30pm-5:30pm, AUDITORIUM
Live Music – Sloppy Mountain String Band. Food, Drinks, Community Tables and Eco-Activities. Student Research Showcase.

Sustainability Capstone
Water, Bees, People: What We Need to Know for Mindful Clothing Consumption.
Human/Animal Connections and Experiences that Promote a New Ethic of Stewardship.

Social Entrepreneurship
Bats, Boxes and Beetle Kill in Eagle Valley. Permaculture Sensory Gardens at Lake Creek.
AND MORE!!!

Watershed Wednesday Speakers, 6:00pm-7:00pm, AUDITORIUM
America’s Wild and Scenic Rivers Act: how it manages and protects special rivers and streams.

Film Screening, 7:30pm-9:00pm, AUDITORIUM
Watershed: Exploring A New Water Ethic for the New West. See the trailer at Watershedmovie.com. Showing of the movie Watershed.

Central Services - Schedule & Details


Wednesday, April 22, 12:00 – 2:00 pm
Speakers, food, recycling and energy efficiency info. Alternative Transportation contest and a cool plant exchange. BASS students from Roaring Fork will be presenting here. Rifle folks will be attending as they are not having their own.

Steamboat Springs - Schedule & Details


Wednesday, April 14, 4:30 – 6:00 pm
Student Poster Presentations. CMC Beekeeping Club Book Sale. Additional TBD green/info tables.
Keynote speaker: Randall Amster, 6:00-7:30 pm

Peace Ecology: An Evening with Randall Amster
-Randall Amster J.D., PhD, Director of the Program on Justice and Peace at Georgetown University