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ENV 121 Students Discuss the Bay

ENV 121 students debate how to address the problem of nutrient pollution in the Chesapeake Bay.  Students represent different stakeholders: chicken farmers, a big chicken corporation, fishermen, and environmentalists.

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Register for Summer 2018

Registration for Summer 2018 classes begins March 27.  I am offering ENV 121 during the first 5 weeks session.  Class is MTWR 10am-2:40pm starting on 5/29.  Search for classes here. Register using myNOVA. ENV 121 fulfills the Physical or Life … Continue reading

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Student Film Festival

Submit your film to the 2018 NOVA Student Film Festival.  Find guidelines and deadlines on this site. https://blogs.nvcc.edu/nsff/submit-your-film/ This year, Film Collaborative International is presenting films on climate change as part of the Festival.  The Festival will be on 4/26 … Continue reading

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Register for Spring 2018

We offer several options for ENV 121 and ENV 122 in Spring 2018. ENV 121 16-week session:  Mon./Wed. 7:30 – 10:10pm; Tues./Thurs. 12:30 – 3:10pm; Tues./Thurs. 4:30 – 7:10pm. ENV 121 1st 8-week session: Mon./Wed. 9:30am – 3:10pm ENV 122 16-week session: … Continue reading

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ENV 121 Students Visit the GMU Apiary

ENV 121 students have a chance to visit the apiary at GMU to learn about honeybees.  

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Join the Student Green Club

Are you a NOVA student who cares about the environment?  Join the student Green Club!  Email NovaAlexandriaGreenClub@gmail.com or Like us on Facebook at NOVA Green Club for information on upcoming meetings and events.

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Transfer to ENV at GMU

For NOVA students who plan to transfer to GMU’s Environmental Science or Environmental and Sustainability Studies programs, here are some transfer guides put together by GMU.  Ask your faculty advisor for help planning your courses at NOVA to best align … Continue reading

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Temperature Anomalies

One of my students sent me this visualization of temperature anomalies by country since 1900.  Data from NASA.  

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The Warmest Year Yet!

For the third year running, Earth’s thermostat broke a new record: 2016 was the warmest year since record-keeping began in 1880. Read more HERE.

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ENV Spring 2017

The Spring 2017 semester begins on Monday, January 9th.  You must register for classes by 11:59pm on the 8th.  I am offering two sections of ENV 121 (Tues./Thurs. 12:30 – 3:10pm and Tues./Thurs. 4:30 – 7:10pm) and one of ENV … Continue reading

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