ERIE Events: 2008 - 2009 Academic Year

March, April, May, June, July

Erie sponsored events in bold.

March 2009:
March 4
Talking Leaves (3158 Main Street) is hosting a signing and reception for Margaret Wooster (Buffalo-Niagara Riverkeeper) on Wednesday, March 4 at 7 PM for her book, Living Waters (click here for flier).

March 9-13
UB's Spring Break

March 21
Water...A Blessing: Sponsored by the Buffalo Niagara RIVERKEEPER and Year of Our Shared Waters.  Activities will include a reading from Living Waters by Margaret Wooster, a lecture about the spring migrations of birds and fish through the Niagara corridor, and a performance of Water Dance by Spiritdance Company.  Blessings will be performed by Reverend Robert Marino and Reverend Barbara J. Price in Broderick Park located at the foot of Ferry St. in Buffalo.  The event starts at 4 pm and is free and open to the public.  

March 24-26
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in partnership with UB, presents its national training workshop, "Consulting with Indian Nations." Click here for The Buffalo News Article.

March 24
The Water Front Film Screening at Daemen College's Wick Center at 7pm. Buffalo-Niagara Riverkeeper's Julie O'Neill will lead a discussion following the screening.  For more information, click here.

March 25
Oren Lyons will present his talk "Indigenous perspectives on our relationship with the natural world," at 7pm in 250 Baird Hall. Reception will follow. Click here for flyer.

March 26
Henry Darcy Lecture: Peter Cook, Ph.D.presenting talk "Environmental Tracers in Modern Hydrogeology: Reducing Uncertainty in Ground Water Flow Estimation" at 3:30 in NSC.

April 2009

April 7
UB's Celebration of Academic Excellence will occur at the Center for the Arts on North Campus(12 noon - 5pm)

April 30
Final exams begin

May 2009

May 1-7
Final exams

May 7-10
UB Commencement Weekend

May 24-27
The American Geophysical Union's 2009 Joint Assembly, The Meeting of the Americas in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

June 2009
June 1-5
Summer 2009 Workshop Series Week 1: River Processes – Fluvial Geomorphology and Channel Processes, click here for more information

June 8-12
Summer 2009 Workshop Series Week 2: Stream Ecology and Restoration – Function Based Hydraulic Structure, Biological Assessment and Bioengineering Design, click here for more information

June 12
Great Lakes Connecting Channels:Governance, Ecosystem Science and Management conference will be held at the Center for Arts, University at Buffalo. Click here for flyer.

June 15-19
Summer 2009 Workshop Series Week 3: Great Lakes Ecology and Hydrology, click here for more information

June 24-26
Ninth Annual American Ecological Engineering Society Meeting -Engineering for Ecosystem Services - Design at the Interface of Human and Natural Systems at Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon

July 2009

July 20-24
3rd National Conference on Ecosystem Restoration in Los Angeles, California

July 27
Dr. Robert Wells, of the USDA-Agricultural Research Service, will demonstrate the jet erosion testing device to ERIE IGERT trainees and professors


colloquium schedule