Bioneers Speaker Series launches Tuesday

CRYSTAL LAKE – The first lecture of a four-part free winter series will feature author and speaker Jon Erickson, professor of ecological economics and the interim dean of the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources at the University of Vermont.

The lecture will take place at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, in the Luecht Conference Center at McHenry County College, 8900 Route 14, Crystal Lake.

Erickson will present “Towards an Economics of Shared Prosperity in a Finite World.” His talk will explore the foundations from which to build an economy for the century of the environment, designing resilient systems that align human nature with the realities of growing resource scarcity.

He also is an award-winning producer of films such as the four-part PBS series, “Bloom.”

This lecture is part of the Great Lake Beaming Bioneers Speaker Series.

For information, call 815-455-8758.

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