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Thursday, November 3, 2011

Conservationist Aldo Leopold profiled in new film at Peabody Musem

Film at Peabody connects Leopold with modern environmental projects

November 12
Film Screening:  Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for Our Time
1:00 pm:  Meet representatives from local environmental organizations working to
                 protect the Quinnipiac River watershed
2:00 pm:  Introduction and screening of Green Fire, 72 minutes total running time

Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, 3rd floor auditorium
170 Whitney Avenue, New Haven, CT
Museum admission "requested" ($5-9)

The Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History presents Green Fire, the first full-length, high-definition documentary film ever made about legendary conservationist Aldo Leopold and his environmental legacy. Green Fire highlights his extraordinary career, explaining how he shaped conservation and the modern environmental movement. It also illustrates how Leopold's vision of a community that cares about both people and land continues to inform and inspire people across the country and around the world, highlighting modern projects that put Leopold's land ethic in action in a multitude of ways. For more information, visit www.peabody.yale.edu.

Green Fire is the second of four in a series of engaging environmental films presented by Audubon Connecticut and made possible by support from the Quinnipiac River Fund in partnership with the Yale Peabody Museum, Wallingford Public Library and Quinnipiac River Watershed Association (QRWA). 

Editor's note: All information in this post was contributed by the Peabody. It is unedited here and posted as submitted because it's fun!
Photo credit: Aldo Leopold Foundation


 

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