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Envision Sustainability 2021 Virtual Conference

Friday, April 23, 2021, 9am - noon

Do you care about sustainability in western Colorado and beyond?

Are you curious about Colorado Mountain College’s contribution to regional sustainability?

The Bachelor of Arts in Sustainability Studies program at Colorado Mountain College invites you to its online 2021 Envision Sustainability Conference hosted on Zoom. This year's annual conference showcases student research and guest speakers with three main events (see below).

Register for the conference

You will receive the link to the Zoom meeting when you finish registering.


Presidential Address 9:00 - 9:20 AM

CMC President and CEO Dr. Carrie Besnette Hauser.

CMC President Dr. Carrie Hauser will open the conference by discussing the college’s vision for sustainability in our mountain communities.

Homegrown Knowledge 9:30 - 10:50 AM

Approximately 35 graduating sustainability majors will give flash-talk poster presentations on their original research in four thematic breakout rooms:

  • Community development
  • Land and river management
  • Social justice and sustainability
  • Climate change adaptation
Grow dome with sustainability students

Keynote Address 11:00 AM - NOON

Photographer Pete McBride on assignment in the Grand Canyon

Award-winning photographer, filmmaker, and Aspen local Pete McBride will present his work (for the National Geographic Society, Smithsonian, Google and more) from around the world and close to home, highlighting his message of environmental and social stewardship.