Doctors of the Great Lakes Panel

Six world-renowned Great Lakes experts assume the role of “doctor” and convey a comprehensive diagnosis of the health of each of our Great Lakes – setting the stage for those who will take the stage and provide solutions to water quality, other environmental challenges, and propose climate change adaptations necessary for survival.

Date

Thu - Jun 2, 2022
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MTU's ROZSA CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS

Location

MTU's ROZSA CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
1400 Townsend Dr, Houghton, MI 49931

Speakers

  • Nancy Langston
    Nancy Langston
    Doctor of Lake Superior: Professor of Environmental History at Michigan Technological University

    Nancy Langston is a Distinguished Professor of Environmental History at Michigan Technological University. In 2021, she was awarded the Distinguished Scholar Award from the American Society for Environmental History. She is the author of five books on climate history, Great Lakes history, forest and wetland history, and toxics history.

  • Natalie Lichtenbert
    Natalie Lichtenbert
    Doctor of Lake Michigan: Chairman of the Hoffman Estates Sustainability Commission, the Deputy Director for the Illinois Monarch Project’s Community Engagement Committee and is a Chair-At-Large for the Climate Reality Project Chicago Metro Chapter

    Natalie Lynn Lichtenbert has a degree in Molecular Pathology and has recently received her Masters in Conservation Leadership and Biology. On the local Chicagoland level, she is the Chairman of the Hoffman Estates Sustainability Commission, the Deputy Director for the Illinois Monarch Project’s Community Engagement Committee and is a Chair-At-Large for the Climate Reality Project Chicago Metro Chapter where she leads a team called the Zero Waste Warriors. She’s led international environmental expeditions in locations such as Baja, Mexico, teaching about conservation and filming and is currently a Crew Member for a shark research team called Beneath the Waves. Because climate change is one of the main factors in species and biodiversity loss, Natalie Lynn speaks at local and international events to help teach people of all ages the importance of decreasing our carbon footprint and living a sustainable lifestyle. Her most recent efforts include leading a Campaign for Microplastics in Our Great Lakes and includes the efforts of people in several U.S. states and Canada.

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