Establish regional environmental science and engineering projects to:
- provide communities with accurate and relevant information regarding the environmental and energy challenges they may face, and
- provide well-informed viewpoints and help define local strategies and candidate solutions to address challenges resulting from climate change.
Conduct research in environmental science and related disciplines to better understand our regional ecosystems and ecosystem stress.
An R&D laboratory with the capabilities and resources required to execute regional environmental and energy projects
- Establish stronger science and engineering credentials for the Telluride Institute
- Help secure funding for new environmental and renewable energy projects
- Provide new capabilities to enhance existing Telluride Institute projects
- Fens, Valley Floor, MEM, WEP, SCAPE, Mushroom Festival, Mountain Infozone, …
- Promote collaborations with other institutes, schools, colleges and universities
- San Miguel Watershed Coalition, Sheep Mountain Alliance, EcoAction Partners, Pinhead Institute, regional high schools, Western Colorado University, CSU, UC-Boulder, …
- Provide a regional educational resource for adults and students interested in environmental science and renewable energy / A model for project-based learning
- Promote citizen science activities within the community and region
- Conduct research and educational outreach in soil science, mycology, wetland studies, environmental monitoring, small-scale renewable energy, …
Find more information, including areas of research and education, current capabilities and resources and current TESEL projects at the link to our briefing, below.
TI ENVIRONMENTAL NEWS & EVENTS
Need more information?
+ please contact TESEL Program Director, Dr. Evan Iverson