The SBC provides lectures or discussion forums throughout the school year from September to May.
Here is a list of our past lectures, many of which we have on DVDs that you may borrow.
Wednesday, September 21st - Sustainability Shot with David Loewenwarter of Fill the Gap discussing energy conservation in homes
Wednesday, October 26th - Sustainability Awards Winners Panel Discussion
Wednesday, November 16th - Sustainability Shot with Hollie Greenwood of Real Cooking, LLC discussing sustainable food systems
Thursday, February 23rd - Sustainability Lecture with the Sierra Nevada Brewing Company's Sustainability Coordinator, Cheri Chastain
Wednesday, April 18th - Sustainability Shot with Molly Bradford of SBS Solar discussing grants and other financial assistance for solar projects
Wednesday, September 1 – Community Livability is the Best Path to Sustainability with former Missoula mayor Dan Kemmis
Thursday, November 11 –Sustainable Shot Series: 10 Ways to Reduce Your Energy Costs, with Russ Hellem of Energetechs
Thursday, January 13 – Sustainability Shot Series: Green Banking, with Suzie Estep
Thursday, February 10 –Sustainable Shot Series: The Moral and Social Dimensions of Business, with Peter Shober
Thursday, March 10 – Sustainability Shot: Sustainable Business Transportation, with State Senator Dave Wanzenried
April 27 – Sustainable Lecture, with Andy Mangan of the US Business Council for Sustainable Development
Thursday, September 17 – The Buzz about Bees and Sustainability with Bee Whisperer Scott Debnam
Tuesday, November 17 – Joint Event with the World Affairs Council: Understanding Cap and Trade Panel Discussion
Thursday, January 21 – Blackfoot Telecommunications Site Visit and Utility Panel Discussion at Blackfoot Telecommunications
Thursday, March 11 – Measure Up Missoula: The Case for Municipal Sustainability
Local, innovative solutions to our community’s impact on global climate change
with UM Professor Robin Saha
Thursday, May 20 – 2009-10 Sustainable Sustainability Awards and Panel Discussion, location and time to be announced.
Thursday, May 21, 2009 – Year End Celebration, Sustainability Awards and Award Winners' Panel
Thursday, March 19, 2009 – Perspectives on Sustainable Community: A Mayoral Forum
Thursday, January 15, 2009 - Scooter-nomics: Some Trends in Transportation
Thursday, November 20, 2008 – Small Business Health Care Panel Discussion
Friday, October 3, 2009 – Workshop – Sustainable Venturing: Discovering and Exploiting Business Opportunities in the Pursuit of Profit and Sustainability
Thursday, October 2, 2008 – Sustainable Venturing: Solving Environmental Problems with Entrepreneurial Business Solutions
Thursday, May 15 – SBC Sustainability Lecture and Year End Celebration, Socially Responsible Investing with Susan Estep of the Rocky Mountain Group of Merrill Lynch
Thursday, March 20 – SBC Sustainability Lecture, A Case Study in Residential Green Building Practices with Terre Meinershagen of Rocking M Design
Thursday, January 17 – SBC Sustainability Lecture on The Faces of Homelessness in Missoula with Jane Guest and Rebecca Stancil of the At Risk Housing Coalition
Thursday, November 15 – SBC Sustainability Lecture entitled “How to Motivate Individuals and Groups with Different Value Systems to Choose Environmentally Sustainable Products and Practices” with Kevin Dohr, Ph.D.
Thursday, September 13 – SBC Member Meeting and Lecture on Buying Local with Jeff Milchen, Cofounder of the American Independent Business Alliance.
Thursday, May 17 - Case Studies in Sustainable Community Design, Don McArthur of McArthur, Means & Wells
Thursday, March 15 - Sustainable Transportation and Light Rail for Missoula, Andy Sponseller, Ten Spoons Winery
Thursday, January 18 - Wind Power for Missoula, Brian Kerns, University of Montana
Thursday, November 16 - The Local Sustainable Agriculture Scene, Helen Atthowe, Western Montana Sustainable Growers’ Union
Thursday, September 21 - Local Living Ecconomies, with a how-to-workshop, Michelle Long, Sustainable Connections
Thursday, May 11 - Marketing Sustainable Products, Peter Stark, North Slope Sustainable Woods
Thursday, March 9 - Sustainable Transportation, Melissa Gordon, Missoula in Motion, and Bob Giordano, MIST
Thursday, January 12 - What's New in Green Building?, Kelly Karmel, Design Balance
Thursday, November 10 - The Bio-Economy, Paul Miller, Sustainable Systems
September - The UM Farm to College Program and Grow Montana: Promoting Local Food Systems and Economic Development, Mark LoParco, Director of UM Dining Services, and Crissie McMullan, Grow Montana Project Coordinator
May 19 - "Recycling in Missoula" by Tom Ernst of Missoula Valley Recycling and location to be announced
March date to be announced - Recycling and Building with Used Building Materials by Matt Hisel of Home Resource to be held in MCAT's meeting room, 500 North Higgins.
January 20 - "Solar Power on Your Roof" by Lee Tavener, Solar Plexus, to be held in MCAT's meeting room, 500 North Higgins.
November 18 - "The Sustainable Consumer," Beth Sullivan and Kathey Rebich of the Patagonia Outlet in Dillion, to be held in MCAT's meeting room, 500 North Higgins.
September 23 - "The Village Live: Urban Space Renewal Through Citizen Led Activities" by Mark Lakeman of Portland's City Repair Project, to be held in Missoula Public Library's Large Conference Room.
May 6 - Waste Management, Denise DeLuca, Emergent Solutions
March 16 - Taking the High Road: Sustainability for our Workers, Mark Anderlick, Blue Green Coalition
January 29 - The Montana Hydrogen Economy, Paul Williamson, COT
November 13 - Energy for the next century, did Edison get it right?, Dale Horton, NCAT
September 4 - Analyzing the Market Opportunities for Sustainable Business Ventures, Rick Wishcamper, UM School of Business
Post Cowboy Economics: Implications for Local Businesses, Tom Powers of the UM Department of Economics
Building a Sustainable Society, Steve Loken of Loken Builders
Panel Discussion on Sustainable Communications including Jeff Smith of Westridge Creative, Deborah Richie Oberbillig of Deborah Richie Communications and ?
Socially Responsible Investing Basics, Evelyn Widhalm
Mission Mountain Market: An Example of Sustainable Economic Development, Jean Duncan of AERO
Sustainable Office Product Purchasing, Erich Delger of Treecycle
Measuring and Monitoring Your Businesses Triple Bottom Line, Susan Anderson of BalanceTech
Panel Discussion on Sustainability and Buying Local with Jeff Mascornick, Chuck Irestone, Denise DeLuca, and Susan Anderson