Friday, February 28
REI - Bloomington
750 American Blvd West, Bloomington
6:45 - 8:45 p.m.
The documentary Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for Our Time explores the life and legacy of famed conservationist Aldo Leopold, and the many ways his land ethic philosophy lives on in the work of people and organizations all over the country today. Learn how Leopold’s vision of a conservation community offers inspiration and insight for the future.
This film is followed by Crisis in the Prairies; presented by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service staff. The Plains and Prairie Potholes Landscape Conservation Cooperative serves as a bridge between science and natural resources management by facilitating the flow of information among federal, state, non-governmental, and private organizations and agencies vested in natural resource conservation. The Partners for Fish & Wildlife program works with private landowners to improve fish and wildlife habitat on their lands. Together, these U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service programs provide leadership in voluntary, community-based stewardship for fish and wildlife conservation.