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Tuesday, October 16, 2012

LTBMU: Green Fire premieres on North Shore

Film profiles legendary conservationist Aldo Leopold

Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for Our Time.”
South Lake Tahoe, Calif. –On November 8, 2012, the U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit and Sierra Nevada College will host a free screening of “Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for Our Time.” Filmmakers Ann and Steve Dunsky will be available to answer questions after the screening.

“Green Fire” profiles legendary conservationist Aldo Leopold. The award winning documentary shares highlights from Leopold’s life and extraordinary career, explaining how he shaped conservation in the twentieth century and continues to inspire people today. Leopold’s work shaped the fields of wildlife management, ecology, wilderness preservation and sustainable agriculture.

“Green Fire” is a production of the Aldo Leopold Foundation, the U.S. Forest Service, and the Center for Humans and Nature.

The event will take place at the Tahoe Center for Environmental Sciences at Sierra Nevada College, 999 Tahoe Boulevard, Incline Village, NV, 89451. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the film begins at 7 p.m. Admission is free. 

For more information, visit http://www.fs.usda.gov/goto/ltbmu/GreenFire or www.aldoleopold.org.

Release Date: Oct 15, 2012
Contact(s): Public Affairs, Cheva Heck (530) 543-2608 or, Lisa Herron (530) 543-2815
Source: http://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/ltbmu/news-events/?cid=STELPRDB5395027


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