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Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for Our Time

Produced in partnership among the Aldo Leopold Foundation, the Center for Humans and Nature, and the US Forest Service, Green Fire highlights legendary environmentalist Aldo Leopold’s extraordinary career.

When: Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, 5:30 p.m.

Where: Faulkner Gallery, 40 E. Anapamu St. , Santa Barbara

Cost: Free

Age limit: All ages

Categories: Film Screening

Description:

The first full-length documentary film ever made about legendary environmentalist Aldo Leopold, Green Fire highlights Leopold’s extraordinary career, tracing how he shaped and influenced the modern environmental movement. Leopold remains relevant today, inspiring projects all over the country that connect people and land.

Produced in partnership between the Aldo Leopold Foundation, the Center for Humans and Nature, and the US Forest Service Green Fire highlights legendary environmentalist Aldo Leopold’s extraordinary career, tracing how he shaped and influenced the modern environmental movement. He is considered the father of the national wilderness system, and a key figure in developing the fields of wildlife management, restoration ecology and sustainable agriculture. A Los Padres National Forest ranger will be on hand to discuss the film.

Other Santa Barbara Reads and UCSB Reads highlights are panel discussions featuring UCSB professors discussing The Big Burn, on Wednesday, February 12 at 6:00 p.m. at the Montecito Library, 1469 East Valley Rd.; and Thursday, February 20 at 6:00 p.m. at the Central Library. The Los Padres National Forest will bring special children’s presentation to the branch libraries during February, with a visit from Smokey Bear. More information is available at the Santa Barbara Public Library web site, SBPLibrary.org. All library programs are free and open to the public.

Phone: 805-564-5633

Event posted Jan. 30, 2014
Last updated Feb. 9, 2014

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