When it comes to environmentalism, there’s an extremely colorful palette of individuals working to make our area of the world more "green."
The Conservation Career Conversation Series, co-sponsored by the UNO Office of Sustainability and Conservation Nebraska, will showcase some of Omaha's most inspirational environmentalists. Attend an upcoming webinar to learn about each individual's journey to their current position and what motivates them to make the world a better place. All webinars are free and open to the public.
About This Week's Guest
Join us Feb. 26 to for special guest Gus Von Roenn, an advocate for permaculture and sustainable practices throughout Nebraska.
He works through many organizations like the Nebraska Farmers Union, the Sierra Club, Nebraskans for Solar, Nebraska Sustainability Agricultural Society, and the Metro Omaha Food Policy Council to elevate the discussion of issues surrounding healthy food accessibility, land stewardship, and entrepreneurship in low-income communities. His academic background is in anthropology, sociology, archaeology, and permaculture. Roenn is a certified permaculture designer integrating permaculture design consulting and landscaping into community efforts.
Upcoming Events in the Series
Stay tuned for additional information about each event. Register using the links below.
About the Conservation Career Conversation Series
This webinar series is co-sponsored by the UNO Office of Sustainbility and Conservation Nebraska. Each virtual event will feature an individual dedicated to various conservation efforts in the Omaha community and beyond. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions and learn about opportunities to make positive changes by volunteerism or dedicated career paths. All webinars are free and open to the public.
About the University of Nebraska at Omaha
Located in one of America’s best cities to live, work and learn, the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) is Nebraska’s premier metropolitan university. With more than 15,000 students enrolled in 200-plus programs of study, UNO is recognized nationally for its online education, graduate education, military friendliness and community engagement efforts. Founded in 1908, UNO has served learners of all backgrounds for more than 100 years and is dedicated to another century of excellence both in the classroom and in the community.