After psychologist Thomas Doherty consulted about the Portland Airport’s new food waste diversion program in 2012, the program became more popular with employees and results improved 59%. How did this happen? Thomas applied some basic psychology principles to the program.
If you are interested in learning more about the links between psychology, conservation, and sustainability, consider attending the Conservation Psychology
course at Lewis & Clark Graduate School, October 25-26
This weekend course includes lecture, practice exercises and group discussion. Students will also do a brief fieldwork session with the Lewis & Clark campus habitat restoration initiative. Guest speakers will include Amy Dvorak, Lewis & Clark's Sustainability Manager.
The course can be taken for graduate degree-applicable, or continuing education credit. Click here to learn more and register today