October 23, 2022 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Welty Environmental Center
1201 Big Hill Court
WI 53511
Brenda Plakans
Sustainable Action Through a Beloit Lens @ Welty Environmental Center

Sustainable Action Through a Beloit Lens

Join us for an opportunity to learn more about how climate change will affect our gardens, housing, food, energy, and daily life–and actions we can take to temper these effects. 

Speakers: Regina Dunkin  (City of Beloit City Council President); Sherrie Gruder (Sustainable Design Specialist and Energy on Wisconsin Program Manager for UW-Extension);  Julie Hill (Horticulture Outreach Specialist, Master Gardener, UW-Extension); Deneine Christa Powell (FUSE Corps Executive Fellow of Climate and Equity, City of Milwaukee ECO Office); Doug Rebout (Partner of Rebout Farms, Member of WI Governor’s Task Force on Climate Change)


1-1:45PM Community Partner Tables

1:45-2PM Introductory Comments by Regina Dunkin

2-3PM Experts Panel (Deneine Christa Powell, Doug Rebout, Sherrie Gruder), Keynote Presentation (Julie Hill), and Q&A

3-4PM Reception and Guided Walkthrough Tour of Climate Exhibit

This event complements our traveling exhibit, “Real People, Real Climate, Real Changes” presented in collaboration with UW-Madison Nelson Institute Center for Climatic Research and the National Center for Atmospheric Research.

The afternoon is FREE and open to all.  There will also be separate activities for children, ages 5-12 yrs (caregivers should remain onsite).