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Geoscience & Environmental Justice in Appalachia Speaker Series

Join us for the "Geoscience & Environmental Justice in Appalachia" Appalachian Forum speaker series sponsored by the Kentucky Geological Survey, the Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences,  the UK Appalachian Center & Appalachian Studies Program, and the student organization the Appalachian Research Community.


All presentations will be presented in a hybrid format. Join us at the UK Gatton Student Center Room 331 or click the links below to register to join via Zoom. 


Dr. Ann Harris, Hazard Community and Technical College

Geoscience in the Appalachian Community: A Thompson Scholars Initiative

Tuesday, February 15, 2022 at 11:00 am


Nate Siggers, Williamson Health and Wellness Center

Coal, Blessing or Lack of Purpose? A Perspective from a Mingo County Community Activist

Tuesday, March 8, 2022 at 11:00 am


Dr. Eva Lyon, Washington and Lee University

Assessing the Potential for Legacy Sediment Pollution in Dammed Streams, Rockbridge County, VA

Tuesday, April 19, 2022 at 11:00 am


This programming is presented with support from the UK Office of Institutional Diversity Inclusive Excellence Student Program Grant.