There are elegant and audacious alternatives that are not yet even on our maps. —A. Weston
Spaces still available in Spring & Summer ENS classes!
ENS 492: Sustainable Agriculture: Ideas and Techniques
May 9-Aug 10 (12 weeks)
Prof. Amy McFarland
The Sustainable Agriculture Practicum is a hands-on, outdoors course. You will visit area farms, manage a plot, work on a larger scale project at GVSU's Sustainable Agriculture Project Luce Street site, and develop a workshop and training manual. This class gives you the opportunity to hone your skills in an area of interest while making an impact in your local food system. All experience levels welcome. Prerequisite: ENS 201 or permission of instructor.
ENS 401: Environmental Problem Solving (Capstone)
Hybrid online/face-to-face format with four meetings (Mon & Wed evenings)
May 27-Aug 10 (Second six weeks)
Prof. Elena Lioubimtseva
A problem-solving seminar in environmental studies. Attention will be given to vulnerabilities to environmental change, sustainable development, impact and risk assessment, and adaptations to and mitigation of environmental problems at various scales. Multidisciplinary student teams will conduct original research and design sustainable practices and solutions for real-life environmental problems. Prerequisites: ENS 201 and junior standing.