Nature's Allies Afternoon Lecture Series
In Nature's Allies: Eight Conservationists Who Changed Our World, author Larry Nielsen uses the stories of conservation pioneers to demonstrate that through passion and perseverance we can each be a positive force for change.
In the engaging and diverse biographies of John Muir, “Ding” Darling, Aldo Leopold, Rachel Carson, Chico Mendes, Billy Frank, Jr., Wangari Maathai, and Gro Harlem Brundtland, readers meet individuals who spoke out to protect wilderness, wildlife, fisheries, rainforests, and wetlands. They fought for social justice and exposed polluting practices. They marched, wrote books, testified before Congress, performed acts of civil disobedience, and, in one case, were martyred for their defense of nature. On Friday, March 2, he will be presenting threefree programs at 10 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m.