Harwood Lecture Series
The Harwood Lecture series was established in 1992 in honor of Michael Harwood, one of the founders of the Washington Environmental Council. Originally a biennial program, lectures are now held on relevant environmental topics more frequently and are open to the public at no charge.
Dr. George Garland
"The Road to Paris and Beyond" - a Lecture on Climate Change
Reverend Canon Sally Bingham
"Amplifying Pope Francis' Encyclical on Caring for Our Common Home"
Landscape Designer - "Habitat for Pollinating Insects"
Certified Master Gardener, Author, Lecturer - “Organic Gardening - Vegetables and Flowers"
Dr. William H. Schlesinger
President of the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies - "Global Climate Change: Causes, Impacts and Things You Can Do"
Author, Lecturer - The Ripple Effect: The Fate of Freshwater in the Twenty-First Century
Author, Filmaker, Lecturer - Global Warming and Your Garden
Author, Educator & Environmentalist - Climate Change
Science Teacher, Lecturer - Student Involvement in Environment
Author - Spring Wildflowers of the Northeast
Diagnostician and Horticulturist - Asian Longhorn Beetle
Executive Chef - Sustainable Food
Author, Lecturer - Native Plants for Wildlife
Founder, The Willow School - "LEED" School Construction
Managing Director, Parker Global Strategies
Director, Smart Power - Alternative Energy: Global Issues & Local Action
UConn Extension Program - Invasive Plant Control
CT State Senator - WEC's 35th Anniversary
Dr. Michael Klemens
Herpetologist - Biodiversity in CT
Author - Dark Skies : Light Pollution
CT Attorney General - State Environmental Issues
Author, Environmentalist - The Botany of Desire
Dr. Warren Leon
Ex. Director, Sustainable Energy Association - The Consumers Guide to Effective Environmental Choices
President, Conn. Forest & Park Association
Ex. Director, Clean Air Campaign - What An Individual Can Do
Dr. Barry Commoner
Author, Environmentalist - The State of the Environment & What We Can Do About It
Editor, Natural History Magazine - Think Locally, Act Globally
Governor of Vermont - A New Environmental Agenda