Environmental Fridays, March 17

   Campus Announcements | Posted on March 14, 2023

Welcome to Season IV, Episode 9, of "Environmental Fridays ... it is personal."

Join us this upcoming Friday, March 17, 2023, for Environmental Fridays, Episode 9, at 9:30 a.m. EST (10:30 a.m. Eastern Caribbean) to listen and learn about "Berrien Conservation District: History & Programs" by Nancy Carpenter.

Our co-host is Brandy Wise-Tenter, chair, Board of Directors, Berrien Conservation District.

The Zoom Meeting link is https://us06web.zoom.us/j/84075113359?pwd=TGMvYUxycHExRFMvdnlWL1o4TEV1QT09.

  • Meeting ID: 840 7511 3359
  • Passcode: 172320

Share with others. Everyone is welcome. Environmental Fridays is free to all—students, professionals, community.

Contact Desmond Hartwell Murray, associate professor of chemistry, at murrayd@andrews.edu if you have any questions.

Speaker Bio
Nancy Carpenter grew up in Berrien County, Michigan, and was raised on a farm where she learned to appreciate the value of growing healthy food in a sustainable manner. She graduated from the University of Kentucky with a bachelor's degree in agriculture and a minor in animal science. She has been employed as the manager of the Berrien County Conservation District since 2008. At this job she has the opportunity to provide the tools needed to assist landowners and others on soil and water conservation and to partner with many organizations to protect and preserve our natural resources. This presentation will review a brief history of conservation districts in the United States and of the Berrien County Conservation District. An overview of the current programs and services offered will be included. A very brief explanation of each main program will be presented along with photos.