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Seeking a Greener Rochester?


Ever wonder about the future of Rochester's energy and transportation resources?  How about sustainable agriculture in Monroe County?  What are the consequences of wind farms in our community?  How do local rain gardens and wetlands act as natural filtration systems?  What about the current sources and future plans for alternative energy at MCC?  How does MCC's co-generation plant decrease our emissions?

If you'd like these questions answered as well as many others regarding Rochester's sustainable future and our energy use at MCC, please join the Chemistry/Geosciences Department for their annual professional development field experience!

Who:  Open to MCC faculty and staff

Date:  Saturday, June 18th, 2011

Time:  8:00AM-4:00PM

Where:  Meet at MCC and travel (transportation provided) to a variety of sites in and around Monroe County

What else to know:  Bring a bagged lunch, plan for some strawberry picking and anticipate a bit of light hiking!

Please contact the Chemistry/Geosciences Department secretary Judy Miller
jmiller264@monroecc.edu) to reserve your seat!  A $5 refundable deposit is required.

Hope to see you there!

Jessica Barone
Chemistry/Geosciences
05/09/2011