Events at Colorado Mountain College in Steamboat Springs
SUS 410 Conservation Biology Presentations
Instructor: Mark S. Green, Ph.D.
Seminar Date: April 28rd, 2015
Location: Steamboat Springs Campus, Allbright Auditorium
Dr. Mark Green will reveal a new way to farm through the sustainable practice of aquaponics.
Will Science SAVE the World?
A presentation by Michael Cusanelli focuses on the vital importance of ecosystem preservation on a global scale.
Go with the Flow: An in Depth Look at Stream Flow Management on the Dolores River
A photographic project by Juliann Poma that illuminates the true stakeholders in water resources along the Dolores River: Agriculture, Recreation and Environment.
Holistic Management: A New Way to Graze
Tully Miller focuses on the question, “Can holistic management practices in agriculture reduce the negative impacts that current agricultural techniques have on the environment?”
Keeping Wetlands Wet
Jessica Nicolarsen explores wetland functions in an age of unfettered expansion.
WA$TED: The Recycling System of Routt County, Colorado
A short documentary by Nate Brothers and Julie McElvain investigates current inconsistent policies of recycling, ecological impacts on the local environment and possible future resolutions.
Flowering Plants of the Yampa Valley
Olivia Goldsworthy expresses through pictures the beauty of Yampa Valley’s wildflowers.
A Future with Renewable Energy
Landon Mauk examines the possibility of a future that utilizes the power of renewable energy.
Oceans of Possibilities
Brett Somen presents a short documentary that takes a hard look at the state of our ocean systems.
The Invasion of the Yampa
Thomas Bartnicki explains how the Yampa River became home to more foreign fish than native ones.
Rotenone: Good or Evil?
Cameron Poole asks the difficult question, “Should Rotenone be used in an attempt to save native fish species on the brink of extinction- even if it means killing everything else aquatic to do so?
It’s Getting Hot in Here: Climate Change and Violence
Molly Goldberg explores global warming and the link between increasing temperatures and escalations in human conflict.
Topics that will be covered in this program include:
- The art of business lending
- Why lenders need the items they require
- Cash flow versus profit and loss projections
- Management versus market
- Credit scores and collateral
- Loan terms, interest rates and balloon payments
- How long with the process take?
Time will be provided for question and answer as well.
$20 fee includes lunch
This program will be presented by Anita Cameron, Director of Business Lending for the Northwest Loan Fund. This business lender supports Northwest Colorado. For more information on the loan fund please check out: www.northwestloanfund.org.
Please arrive on time. Register at 870-4491
Colorado Mountain College graduation set for May 2
Spring commencement ceremonies for Colorado Mountain College students in Steamboat Springs will take place Saturday, May 2, at 10:30 a.m. in the Priest Creek Ballroom at the Steamboat Grand Hotel at 2300 Mount Werner Circle. The ceremonies are expected to conclude by 12:30 p.m.
This spring’s commencement celebrates graduates earning associate degrees, certificates of occupational proficiency and, for the third year, bachelor’s degrees from the college.
The keynote speaker for the commencement ceremony is NASA Astronaut Steven Swanson, Ph.D., a 1979 graduate of Steamboat Springs High School. Swanson is among an elite group of less than 50 active astronauts currently employed by NASA. His space flight experiences include shuttle missions, spacewalks and, most recently, a six-month tour of duty on the International Space Station.
Student speakers will be Molly Goldberg (Associate of Arts) and Cameron Poole (Bachelor of Arts in sustainability studies).
A luncheon reception for graduates and their guests will be held immediately afterward on the Colorado Mountain College campus in the Neas Family Student/Community Dining Center.