Upcoming Environmental Events

 Shale and Public Health Conference

This free event is happening today (until 5pm) at the University of Pittsburgh University Club. The address is: 123 University Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15260. Topics include: “research on childhood cancer in Pennsylvania, Public Health and the Plastics Lifestyle, and shale gas activity and sexually transmitted infections in Ohio.”

SCDN Webinar Covering Urban Agriculture

This free webinar is happening on November 15th from 1:00pm to 2:00pm EST. Here is the link to register. The event will cover “best practices for starting an urban agriculture project.”

Beyond Tunnel Vision Speaker Series

This free event is happening on November 19th from 6:30-8:30 pm EST. The address is: The Kingsley Association, 6435 Frankstown Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206. The speaker is Howard Neukrug who was the former director of Philly Water. This is an excellent event for anyone looking to learn more about water issues. Register here.

The Pittsburgh Shorts Film Festival

This film festival is November 14th through 18th at the Kelly Strayhorn theater. There will be films from many countries including France, Belgium, Israel, Germany, and Mexico. One particularly relevant film is Rust Belt New Americans. This film is “a group of immigrants and refugees, who’ve settled in Erie, Pa, share their stories of economic revitalization and community building.” This short film will be on Friday, November 16th at 6:15 pm EST.

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