Events Calendar

CEPP Public Presentations & Discussion

Assessing Community Resilience for Policy- and Decision-Making: The Cattaraugus Creek Watershed and the Seneca Nation of Indians

Presenter:
Chris Renschler, UB Geography; Michael Gates, Director, Emergency Management, Seneca Nation of Indians; John Whitney, District Conservationist, UB DDA-National Resources Conservation Service; UB Geography students
Location:
9 Norton
Campus:
North Campus
Date:
4/23/2014
Time:
8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Cost:
Free, but RSVP requested to CEPPrsvp@buffalo.edu or call 645-5376.
Sponsor:
UB Civic Engagement & Public Policy Strategic Research Initiative (CEPP)
Contact:
Laura Mangan at 645-5376 (Lmangan@buffalo.edu)
Web site:
http://www.buffalo.edu/ub2020/civic
As part of the collaborative activities of this year's CEPP Community Scholar-in-Residence Fellowship, a brief introductory lecture on community resilience is followed by student project presentations, illustrating how to use GIS and environmental management for assessing community resilience, followed by a panel discussion. The topics range from flood emergency management and hazardous waste management to evacuation routing and sustainable development.

Program

  • Introductory lecture on “Community Resilience,” Dr. Chris Renschler, UB Geography
  • Student Project Presentations, with Q & A
  • Discussants: Michael Gates, Director, Department of Emergency Management, Seneca Nation of Indians and 2013-14 CEPP Community Scholar-in-Residence; John Whitney, District Conservationist, US DDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS); and Dr. Chris Renschler, UB Geography