New Climate Guides, Bruce and Marian are happy to be on a winter hike and picnic.
New Climate Guides
Bruce and Marian are both retired Ph.D. geologists. They believe that a lifestyle based on science, spirituality, and aesthetics is needed to face the uncertain future in a threatening climate. Both Bruce and Marian offer on-line lecture series through OLLI – Osher LifeLong Learning Institute at Oklahoma State University. In May and June of this year, their 4-week class is on “Protecting Your Community from Extreme Heat”.
The summer of 2023 will mark the first year of their building a green legacy; maintaining an organic apple orchard (all donated to the Fredericton Food Bank) and the experimentation of growing high protein plants.
Science Information, Spirituality, and Aesthetics
Marian is the Science Chaplain with the United Church of Christ (USA), Conference of Disaster Chaplains and gives presentations on a monthly basis.
In June of 2023, Marian will be a Licensed Lay Worship Leader in the United Church of Canada (after a two-year study program).
Bruce is involved in a local environmental advisory group, Voices for a sustainable environments and communities. Bruce and the group have completed one regional climate adaptation plan, and produced a podcast: Intergenerational Conversations on Climate Voices of Community.
Bruce is playing a leading role in the organization of an EV EXPO held in Oromocto, September 2023.