Lots of great events are happening in Boulder this week! Two multiday conferences and a symposium will be held at the University of Colorado: The Nation Possessed: The Conflicting Claims on America’s Public Lands; An International Conference on Culture, Politics, and Climate Change and the 80th Birthday Symposium for Andrzej Ehrenfeucht. For those with an interest in farming, head to Mark Guttridge’s talk on small farming. Or, take a hike and find out about plants with edible and medicinal uses.
Thinking Like a Food Shed: An Evening with Mark Guttridge
What? Boulder County’s Local Food Shift is hosting an event with Mark Guttridge, owner of Ollin Farms. Guttridge will tell the story of his farm and discuss intensive small farming through “beyond organic” methodologies.
Where? Ollin Farm, 8627 North 95th St, Longmont
When? Tuesday, September 11th, 6:00 p.m.
Cost? Free, RSVP
Learn More: Local Food Shift Event Listing and Registration
The Nation Possessed: The Conflicting Claims on America’s Public Lands
What? The Center of the American West and the Public Lands Foundation are hosting a conference to look at the history of the government’s management and allocation of public land and to find guidance from past events for the future.
Where? CU Boulder Campus
When? Tuesday, September 11th – Friday, September 14th
Cost? Free public events, $50 for symposiums and round table
Learn More: The Nation Possessed conference details
International Conference on Culture, Politics & Climate Change
What? An international conference bringing together scholars and experts in communication, cultural studies, politics and policy to discuss issues related to climate change culture, politics and communication.
Where? CU Boulder Campus
When? Thursday, September 13th – Saturday, September 15th
Cost? Free for CU students, otherwise Registration has closed
Learn More: Conference Details
The 80th Birthday Symposium for Andrzej Ehrenfeucht, Distinguished Professor of Computer Science
What? The Department of Computer Science is hosting a symposium dedicated to the work of Andrezej Ehrenfeucht. It will cover topics including cancer genomics, models describing processes occurring in living cells as well as mathematics.
Where? Engineering Center Complex, CU Boulder
When? Thursday, September 13th – Friday, September 14th
Learn More: Symposium Details
Wild Medicine With Mary O’Brien
What? Hike the trails at Woodbine Ecology Center with herbalist Mary O’Brien and learn what plants are edible and have medicinal properties. Learn the basic tools for plant identification, harvesting techniques and preservation methods. Participants will also make medicine in the form of tea, tinctures and salve.
Where? Woodbine Ecology Center, 2584 North State Highway 67
When? Saturday, September 15th, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Cost? $35.00 including materials, RSVP