SYNERGY presents: Paul Stamets
Today - 5:00 P.M. - The Evergreen State College, Lecture Hall 1 - Free!
Learn practical methods for using fungal allies in gardening, mycoforestry, habitat restoration and human health, and how they can reduce pollution and provide immune-enhancing fungi for communities from Paul Stamets. This presentation will unveil new horizons for using fungi as allies for helping people and planet.
An Evergreen graduate (class of '79), Paul has received several environmental awards, and recently has been awarded a breakthrough patent for replacing chemical pesticides using naturally occurring fungi. He is active in protecting the genome and a strong advocate for exploring natural remedies resident within the biosphere.
Synergy: The 7th Annual Sustainable Living Conference kick's off tomorrow, May 19th, at The Evergreen State College. Some of Monday highlights include:
All Synergy events are FREE of charge and open to the public, all are encouraged to attend. A full schedule for the weeklong event as well as bio's and event descriptions can be found at:
More detailed information, speaker bios and event times and locations can be found at
Synergy: The 7th Annual Sustainable Living Conference is being held at The Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington. The dates for the 2008 conference are Monday, May 19th through Friday, May 23rd. This conference has grown to be a powerful platform to engage and address the intertwining themes of Ecology, Design, Culture, Health, and Social Change.
Synergy is organized by a non-profit coalition of student organizers. The title of the event reflects our belief that the solutions to the world’s problems can only be solved though collaboration, where the whole becomes more then the sum of it’s parts. This year’s conference will include presentations by notable leaders in their respected fields.
Dr. Mitchell Joachim of New York based non-profit Terreform, will be presenting a keynote lecture on the future of ecological urban design at 6PM on Thursday May 22nd in Lecture Hall 1. Dr. Joachim, a MIT Media Lab graduate, is best known as being the creator of the Fab Tree Hab. He won the History Channel and Infiniti Design Excellence Award for the City of the Future, New York and Time Magazine Best Invention of the Year 2007, Compacted Car with the MIT Smart Cities Group.