SalyardsThe Winona State University CLASP Lecture Series will host “Natural Gas: The Bridge From Dirty Energy to a Low Carbon, Renewable Energy System” with Don Salyards at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, in Stark Hall 103.

Salyards, professor of economics, will moderate the presentation with a brief introduction followed by a review of current and future energy sources in the United States with Gary Shields, instructor of physics. The presentation will also include an update from KWIK Trip Officials about the company’s pioneering environmental efforts to replace straight and big rig diesel trucks with vehicles powered by Compressed Natural Gas.

Salyards has been published in the Journal of the Academy of Finance as co-author of “Neighborhood Spillovers: The Demand for Cubs Game Parking in Wrigleyville.” He is also an entrepreneur and is the founder of three businesses: Manufacturer of Decubitus Prevention Patent Surfaces, Winona Pattern & Mold Company, and Chicago City Properties, LLC.

This event is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Matt Bosworth at