Wednesday, March 7, 2007

Oklahoma Sustainability Network

Check out OSN's website. It looks like some great resources coming. I am on their list serve and they have a pretty good forum for keeping up with local environmental issues, or as they call them "economy, ecology, and equity."

OSN Conference coming up.

About OSN

Mission Statement: The Oklahoma Sustainability Network (OSN) serves to connect and educate the people of Oklahoma concerning the many aspects of sustainability. OSN is a catalyst and a resource for the improvement of Oklahoma's economy, ecology, and equity.

OSN's 6th Annual Conference

The 6th Annual OSN Conference, Ideas to Action: Envisioning the Next 100 Years in Oklahoma, will be held Friday and Saturday, April 20-21, 2007 at the National Weather Center in Norman.

Keynote speakers include:
  • Doug McKenzie-Mohr, author of Fostering Sustainable Behavior: An Introduction to Community-Based Social Marketing, who will also be leading an afternoon workshop on social marketing
  • Victor Davis Hanson, Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, who will speak about redirecting farming away from corporate agriculture back to its traditional role in society