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Aldo Leopold Distinguished Lectures @ UNI

Aldo Leopold Distinguished Lectures 2018 @ UNI

Aldo Leopold Distinguished Lectures 2019-2020 @ UNI

"When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect." -Aldo Leopold, from A Sand County Almanac

Confirmed speakers:

Dr. Katharine Hayhoe is the director of Texas Tech University’s Climate Science Center and a prolific publisher and leading communicator on the topic of human impact on the environment. Hayhoe also is an evangelical Christian, whose work aims to challenge the notion that faith and science are incompatible. She will present Climate Change and Faith: Why Facts are Not Enough during an evening keynote at 7:00p.m. on October 24, 2019 at Lang Hall Auditorium.

Justin Brice Guariglia is a contemporary artist known for his large scale photographic, sculptural and installation based works that explore the relationship between humans and the natural world. He will present We Are the Asteroid: Art and the Ecological Crisis at 7:00p.m. on November 13, 2019 at Lang Hall Auditorium.  

Erin Brockovich is a consumer advocate and environmental activist known for building a case against Pacific Gas and Electric Company of California in 1993, which was  dramatized in the 2000 film Erin Brockovich. She will present The Power of One at 7:00p.m. on February 25, 2020 in the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center. 

Ben Hoksch, UNI graduate, botanist, environmentalist, and musician, known for his adventures including solo trip down the Mississippi River in 2012 will speak on March 5, 2020. Time and location TBD.