UW-Stevens Point to host lecture series focusing on sustainable and resilient communities January 22, 2024 UW-Stevens Point will host a series of lectures about the sustainability and resilience issues facing Wisconsin communities this semester, starting on Tuesday, Feb. 6. A lecture about the resilience and sustainability issues facing Wisconsin communities will be offered through the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point this spring semester. “Sustainable and Resilient Communities” is the UW-Stevens Point College of Letters and Science community engagement series offered free of charge and open to the public. It welcomes anyone interested in urban planning, energy policy, natural resource management and climate resilience to attend. Led by Janet Silbernagel, the lecture “Designing for Sustainability and Resiliency: A Tale of Two Towns” will be held at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 6, at UW-Stevens Point Dreyfus University Center Theatre. The presentation will focus on her role as part of a consulting team to create a resiliency plan in response to southern Wisconsin flooding, including her work within the Black Earth Creek watershed to strategically locate green infrastructure features. The series is hosted by the UW-Stevens Point Department of Geography and Geology and the Center for the Small City in the School of Behavioral and Social Sciences within the College of Letters and Science. The 2023-2024 series is sponsored by the Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership at UW-Madison. To learn more or find the live stream, go to www.uwsp.edu/SRC.