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Environmentally Positive Ideas & Conversations

E.P.I.C. is a series of environmentally conscious lectures, demonstrations, and activities geared toward familiarizing the members of the USG community with what it means to be "green." This series is sponsored by our USG Green Committee.

Past Events

Gulf Oil Spill: An Inside Perspective with special guest James Johnson. 


Mr. Johnson is the Reserve Engineering Officer for the Atlantic Strike Team (http://www.uscg.mil/hq/nsfweb/AST/astdefault.asp)  He’s been with the Strike Team for 2 years now, the Coast Guard Reserve for 13 years and the US Navy (active duty) for 12 years.  He was assigned to the BP oil spill incident for 2 months, specifically August and September, 2010.  Mr. Johnson’s presentation was incredibly informative.



Green Wine

Green Wine & Spirits with Andy Meyrowitz, owner of The Wine Harvest & former UMES/USG Student

Wine and cheese tasting over some discussion on making environmentally-friendly wine.









Talkin' Turkey! with Chef Franz Corrales, Green Grove Café

Cooking demonstration on how to prepare your Thanksgiving turkey - while keeping it green!


Watch the live demonstration on YouTube.


  Elizabeth and turkeyFranz and Turkey

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