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FNR Conservation Celebration

Join FNR for this celebratory event "FNR Conservation Celebration" to highlight the environmental, conservation, and natural history of forestry and natural resources at Purdue for students and the general local community. FNR will highlight important historical figures like Aldo Leopold, due to his central role in establishing the environmental and conservation fields in the US and globally. Everyone is invited to enjoy the local nature and history through a bird walk and tree planting opportunities.

Activities include:

  • Morning bird walk at Celery Bog led by Barny Dunning, 10:00am, Celery Bog
  • Speaker Dr. Stan Temple talk on Aldo Leopold and the land ethic, celebrate 75th anniversary of the Sand County Almanac, 1:00pm, PFEN 241 (alumni and partners will have opportunity for virtual participation)
  • Talk with Coffee and Cookies, 2:00pm, Leopold’s Landing, PFEN 2nd Floor
  • Tree Climbing Demo with Ben McCallister, 3:00pm, Martell Forest
    Tree Planting with Brian Beheler, 3:30pm, Martell Forest
  • Reception, 5:00pm, Leopold’s Landing, PFEN 2nd Floor
  • Speaker Dr. Ty Werdel, Texas A&M, "Traditional Ecological Knowledge: A Place-Based Perspective", 5:00pm, PFEN 241 (alumni and partners will have opportunity for virtual participation)

*All times listed above are Eastern time.

This event is open to anyone who wants to attend. Sign up and more information to come.

For printed pdf view: FNR's Conservation Celebration 2024.

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