News for EC/ENST students - 11/14/2022

1) TONIGHT: ¿Qué Pasó a las Abejas?/ What Happened to the Bees?

Monday, November 14, 2022, at 6:00 p.m. Join the Rou Dalagurr Food Sovereignty Lab for “¿Qué pasó a las abejas?/ What happened to the bees?” on Monday, November 14th @ 6:00 pm, outdoors, under the stars in Wiyot Plaza. (Outside of the Behavioral and Social Sciences Building on Campus). Bring camping chairs and blankets! Snacks and drinks will be provided, and there will be a giveaway of prizes to five audience members. 'What happened to the bees?' is a documentary film that follows Mayan apiculturists in the state of Campeche, Mexico after millions of bees suddenly died.Leydy Pech and Gustavo Huchín decided to organize to find the cause and confront the authorities and the transnational company Monsanto, who have put their subsistence in danger by sowing transgenic soy in their territory.


2) ENST vs ESM discussion, Nov. 17
3) "The Klamath Mountains: A Natural History," Nov. 16
The Sequoia Park Zoo Conservation Lecture Series returns with a hybrid version of the popular speaker event on Wednesday, November 16, 2022 at 6:45 PM. Michael Kauffmann, local author, educator and research ecologist, will discuss his book The Klamath Mountains: A Natural History which celebrates the region through “stories of diversity and resilience over deep time.” The event begins with Zoo updates and information at 6:45 PM. The lecture starts promptly at 7:00 PM for both in-person and online viewers. Attendees are encouraged to ask questions of the speaker after the presentation. Zoom link will here. The in-person lecture is at the Sequoia Park Zoo Flamingo Room at 3414 W Street, Eureka.
4) “Chasing birds in the Amazon and the Alpine: Stories from a Field Biologist,” Nov. 16
Presented by the Redwood Region Audubon Society. Dr. Ben Vernasco will share stories from his research in two contrasting habitats, the Ecuadorian Amazon and the Wallowa Mountains of Northeastern Oregon. Social gathering 7 p.m., with the program starting at 7:30 p.m. at the Six Rivers Masonic Lodge, 251 Bayside Road, Arcata. Hot drinks and goodies will be served, so bring a mug to enjoy shade-grown coffee. Please come fragrance-free. Join us for the live Zoom presentation here.
5) Student reps sought for Student Activities Funding Board; applications due Nov. 18
The Cal Poly Humboldt Office of Student Life is officially launching the student event funding source: The Jackpot! and looking for student representatives to sit on the Student Activities Funding Board (SAFB). These board members will play an integral part in supporting student led events. Apply here: SAFB application. We are looking for a diverse group of students who have a passion for building our campus culture and want to play a bigger role in supporting their peers through events. They will be compensated for their time spent at required meetings and must be in good academic standing. Check out our website here. Board Member Application Deadline:  Friday, November 18.

6) "Indigenous-led Land Trusts: Limitations and Opportunities," Nov. 22


In recent years, more Indigenous individuals and groups are examining and amending the land trust model to advance their community interests. Land trusts may be developed to support self-determination and the resurgence of Indigenous legal traditions, relationships, and priorities, including the land back movement. This free webinar (brought to you by the Land Trust Sharing Circle as part of the Conservation through Reconciliation Partnership's Virtual Campfire Series) will feature a conversation with leaders of Indigenous-led land trusts. Learn more and RSVP here.


7) Decolonizing Sustainability Speaker Series, Nov. 30

See the attached flyer for the full schedule. There are lectures Nov. 2, 9, 16, and 30.



8) Call for submissions: Redwood Roots Digital Magazine