Previous Luncheon Topics

May 21, 2015
Dr. David Loomis, Director, Center for Renewable Energy, ISU
Wind Energy in Illinois

April 16, 2015
Ashlynn Stillwell, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, UIUC
The Energy-Water Nexus in a Changing World

March 19, 2015
Ben McCall, Professor, Associate Director for Campus Sustainability, Institute for Sustainability, Energy, and Environment
Illinois' 2015 Climate Action Plan

March 17, 2015
Green Drinks: Everything Water!

February 19, 2015
Susan Monte, Planner/Sustainability Coordinator, Champaign County Regional Planning Commission
E-Scrap and Household Hazardous Waste

November 20, 2015
Bart Bartels, ISTC
Cassie Carroll, IGBA
Illinois Green Office Challenge

October 16, 2015
Steve Ayers, Small Farms Educator, University of Illinois Extension
Small Acreage Farming: What Might I Grow?

September 18, 2015
Sheila Dodd & Gary Pierson
Habitat for Humanity: Energy Efficient Homes

August 21, 2014
Wyatt Muse, Clarkson Grain Company
The Value Added Proposition for Food Grade and Specialty Grains including Organics

July 17, 2014
Dustin Kelly
Tiny Greens Farm Autumn Berry Inspired, LLC Tour!

June 12, 2014
Scott Willenbrock
This Old Zero-Net-Energy House Tour!

May 15, 2014
Brian Allan, UI Department of Entomology
Mosquitoes and Ticks, What You Should Know!

April 17, 2014
Panel Discussion
Local Foods in Champaign County

March 20, 2014
Lacey Rains Lowe, City of Champaign
Updates on Champaign Growing Greener

February 20, 2014
Gabe Lewis, CCRPC
Champaign County Greenways & Trails

January 16, 2014
Laura Kammin, IISG
IISG UnwantedMeds Program

November 21, 2013
Scott Tess, City of Urbana
Urbana's Sustainable Water Management Plan

October 17, 2013
Mercy Davis, City of Normal
Lorrie Pearson, City of Champaign
Turning a LEED Building into a LEED Neighborhood

September 19, 2013
Brad Uken, Champaign County Farm Bureau
Local Foods Production in Champaign County

August 8, 2013
The Pollinatarium Tour!

July 18, 2013
Student Dining and Residential Programs Tour!

June 20, 2013
Prairie Fruits Farm Tour!

June 8, 2013
Urbana Green Building Showcase Tour!

May 23, 2013
Equinox House Tour!

May 16, 2013
Raymond Rieck, Lake Land College
Creating a Carbon Neutral Campus

April 18, 2013
Ty Newell, UIUC
Equinox House

March 14, 2013
Morgan Johnston, UIUC
New Public Sustainability Projects Database at the U of I

February 21, 2013
Rick Manner, Urbana-Champaign Sanitary District
Sanitary Districts - How Green Can You Be?


CCNet will foster collaboration around leadership opportunities for Champaign County. The current topic that creates an opportunity for competitive differentiation is sustainability. This opportunity enables us to attract and retain innovative ideas, products and people, and it will attract external financial resources in the form of federal funds, research dollars and new corporate investments.