2015 Presentations Summary

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Air Quality & Healthy Homes

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

◊◊◊ How to Make Your Home a "Healthy Home" by Rachael Lee ◊◊◊ UAF Extension Healthy Homes Partnership by Art Nash ◊◊◊ Children's Environmental Health in Alaska: A Round Table Discussion with Ruth Etzel

Thursday, October 29, 2015

◊◊◊ Bed Bug Basics for Rural Alaska by Karin Hendrickson ◊◊◊ Update on Seldovia Village Tribe (SVT)’s Road Dust Monitoring by Michael Opheim and Tracie Merrill ◊◊◊ Rural Dust by Jon Wendel ◊◊◊ Air Matters: Toolkits For Protecting Your Community by Aileen Gagney

Brownfields

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

◊◊◊ Brownfields in Alaska by Mary Goolie ◊◊◊ Put it on the "TAB" by Ignacio Dayrit ◊◊◊ Small Community Emergency Response Plan by Alex Fonteyn and Kim Weibl

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

◊◊◊ Rural Alaska Fuel Services: Safe Sustainable Fuel for Rural Alaska by Del Conrad ◊◊◊   Growing your Brownfields Inventory by Katie Bante ◊◊◊ DEC Brownfields Assessment & Cleanup (DBAC) Services by Christy Howard and Amy Rodman

Thursday, October 29, 2015

◊◊◊  Native Village of St. Michael Tribal Response Program Success Story by Scott Lockwood ◊◊◊ Youth Environmental Summit: Gakona Village Success Story by Tim Skiba

LEO & Climate

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

◊◊◊ Impacts on Communities: Innovations for Community Energy and Engineering by Mike Black ◊◊◊ Planning for Resilience & Sustainability by Sally Russell Cox ◊◊◊ How are your berries? by Jerry Hupp ◊◊◊ How Alaska's fisheries are responding to ocean climate change and how fishermen and communities can adapt by Terry Johnson ◊◊◊ EPA Indian General Assistance Program Funding Announcement by Sherry Kimmons ◊◊◊ Climate Change & the Terrestrial Environment by John Pearce

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

◊◊◊ It Really Takes a Village - The Value of Partnerships in Adapting to a Changing Environment by Sue Flensburg, Michelle Davis, Karen Plentikoff, Aaron Poe, Joel Reynolds ◊◊◊ Community Report: Climate Change Impacts to Yurok Resources in Northern California. The Yurok Tribe’s Experience by Joe Hostler ◊◊◊ Tribal Solid Waste Program Sustainability: Updates, Resources and Ideas by Sherry Kimmons ◊◊◊ Community Reports: "Climate Change in the Bering Strait Region – Results from a Regional Assessment" by Anahma Shannon, Mike Sloan, Jennifer Demir ◊◊◊ Application of Traditional Ecological Knowledge and Tribal Sovereignty to Climate Change Adaption by Hal Shepherd

Thursday, October 29, 2015

◊◊◊ About LEO, Local Environmental Observer Network by Mike Brubaker, Mary Mullan and Moses Tcheripanoff ◊◊◊ Introduction to www.grants.gov: How to register as an organization and assign user roles by Santina Gay ◊◊◊ Talking Circle: Facilitated by Moses Tcheripanoff

Solid Waste

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

◊◊◊ Arctic Village Landfill by Trisha Bower, Brandon Garnett and Tiffany Tritt ◊◊◊ New & Not So New: What's Out There for the Problems We Face by Ted Jacobson ◊◊◊ Solid Waste Management, Leadership Training, & Economic Develop Opportunities for Rural Alaskans by Jacqueline Shirley ◊◊◊ "No Cost" or "Low Cost" Solutions to Solid Waste Issues Within Your Community by Sandi Woods

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

◊◊◊ Ordinances & Fees by Tisha Bower, Al Ashley and Jonathan Henzie ◊◊◊ Tribal Solid Waste Program Sustainability: Updates, Resources and Ideas by Santina Gay ◊◊◊ Allakaket Solid Waste Ordinances & Fees: What Neighboring Village are Doing by Jonathan Henzie ◊◊◊ Kachemnak Tribal Communities Electronic Waste Recycling Initiative by Michael Opheim and Tracie Merrill ◊◊◊ Rural Waste Management & Spill Response: Occupational Endorsements for Workforce Development by Todd Radenbaugh ◊◊◊ Rural Alaska Community Environmental Job Training Program (RACEJT) by Zender Environmental Health and Research Group

Traditional Environmental Knowledge & Environmental Values

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

◊◊◊ Fish Monitoring & Fish Consumption Guidelines by Bob Gerlach and Ali Hamade ◊◊◊ FDA Testing of Alaska Fish for Fukushima Radiation by Bob Gerlach and Ali Hamade ◊◊◊ Klag Bay: Human Health Risk Assessment & Shellfish Consumption Near Contaminated Sites by Stacey Cooper

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

◊◊◊ Reindeer Herding in Port Heiden By Jaclyn Christensen ◊◊◊ Ecotourism can Feed Environmental and Cultural Sustainability by Jessica Winnestaffer

Water Quality

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

◊◊◊ Utility Operations & Maintenance Best Practices: What You Can do to Maximize Your Funding Opportunities by Carrie Bohan and John Nickels ◊◊◊ Indigenous Observation Network: Water Quality Monitoring Project by Ryan Toohey and Edda Mutter ◊◊◊ Enhancing Tribal and Environmental Regulation in the Yukon Watershed through Indigenous Knowledge & Tribal Conservation Districts by Danielle Stickman, Lance Whitwell and Maryann Fidel

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

◊◊◊ Part One: Water Quality & Sanitation: How Landfill Water (Leachate) Can Impact Your Environment by Rebecca Colvin and Charley Palmer ◊◊◊ Part Two: How Landfill Water (Leachate) Can Impact Your Environment by Rebecca Colvin and Charley Palmer ◊◊◊ King Fisher Lake and Creek Coho Salmon Population and Habitat Study by Michael Opheim, Tracie Merrill and Stephen Payton ◊◊◊ Water Quality Standards by Brock Tabor

Thursday, October 29, 2015

◊◊◊ The Value of Source Water Protection by Rebecca Baril ◊◊◊ The Alaska Water and Sewer Challenge by Fatima Ochante ◊◊◊ Protecting Water Quality in Local Streams and Lakes by Jeanne Swartz ◊◊◊ Energy Efficiency in Rural Sanitation Systems by Sharnel Vale and Tashina Duttle