Become a more thoughtful consumer, save money, and reduce your ecological footprint with a course that teaches you how integrate sustainable practices into your everyday life. By learning techniques for how to work more efficiently with the energy, water, and food you consume, you can live a more balanced and sustainable lifestyle, also positively impacting the world around you. Join us for this sustainable living series utilizing The Great Courses, National Geographic, TED Talks, guest speakers, and demonstrations. Sessions will be held every Thursday evening from 5:30-7:00 in the library’s Great Plains Room.

The following is a schedule of topics covered.

2/2/17          Making Your Lifestyle Footprint Regenerative

2/9/17          Sustainable Energy Options with guest speaker Troy Cowley from O G&E

2/16/17        Sustainable Building Options with guest speaker Dr. Steven Mackie and a member of  Corbin & Mertz Architects team.
2/23/17        Cultivating Sustainable Landscapes  with guest speaker Madden Humphrey of Redbud Regenerative Design, Tulsa.

3/2/17          Fresh Food From Your Garden with a guest speaker from Friends of Sustainable Gardening & Agriculture

3/9/17          Winter Gardening and Sustainable Water Use

3/16/17        Transportation Alternatives & the Ecocity and Sustainable Products for the Home with green cleaning recipes

3/23/17       Inner Dimensions of Sustainability with guest speaker

3/30/17     Green Economics and Inner Dimensions of Sustainability  and Shifting to a Sustainable Worldview