MountainFringe

Please join us for a series of “mountain resilience” films concurrent with the 2018 MountainFilm Festival.  We are calling the project “MountainFringe.”  It features films by WSCU professor Jack Lucido, videographer Kaard Bombe, and John D. Liu and many more.  See the attached MountainFringe Schedule3.

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Telluride Institute’s Dan Collins plays VJ at the Ghost Town venue, Telluride, CO, May 25 – 28, 9 – 10:30 pm.

India Night

THE WESTERN SCHOOL OF ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY “MOUNTAIN RESILIENCY” COURSE IN THE HIMALAYAS PRESENTS:

India Night

Thursday, March 29, 2018
6:30-8:30
Western, Kelley Hall

Join us for the Grand Opening of the new School of ENVS in Kelley Hall for a fund raising dinner with facilitated conversations about the “Mountain Resiliency” India Trip and Raffle of Great Gunnison Items!

Proceeds to go to supplementing travel expenses to establish a Sister City relationship between Gunnison and Majikali, India.

Dinner conversation topics:

• Installing a water system in the Himalayas, and Himalayan water issues in general
• Enhancing Western’s emerging role in the United Nations Mountain Partnership
• Developing a Sister City for Gunnison
• Incorporating mountain resilience strategies in the Gunnison community upon our return

mem@western.edu for $15 advance tickets

$20 day of
$10 kids
$5 raffle tickets

Come and enjoy good food, prizes, and conversation about the trip.

POSTER FOR THE EVENT
INDIA NIGHT

Mountain Resilience Coalition Kick-Off

On March 7, 2018, representatives from the Aspen International Mountain Foundation, the Telluride Institute, and the School of Environment and Sustainability at Western State Colorado University, hosted a kick-off event at the Lifton-Zoline residence in Telluride, Colorado for the new “Mountain Resilience Coalition” (MRC).  An overview of the MRC vision was provided by Karinjo Devore (AIMF), Audrey Marnoy & John Lifton-Zoline (TI), and John Hausdoerffer (WSCU) and examples of possible projects were shared by current students from WSCU.  Please share the video below: