Minnesota Zoo to Host Free Lecture on Father of Wildlife Management Aldo Leopold
Apple Valley, MINN – June 26, 2012 – The Minnesota Zoo will host a free screening of the film Green Fire and a subsequent lecture about Aldo Leopold’s continuing influence on the conservation movement on Thursday, June 28 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. This lecture is part of the Zoo’s “2012 Our World Speaker Series” and will take place in the Zoo’s Target® Learning Center.
Curt Meine, the event’s speaker, is Aldo Leopold’s biographer and the on-screen guide for the film Green Fire. To explore Aldo Leopold’s continuing influence on today’s conservation movement, Meine visited hundreds of people practicing conservation all over the country. After a screening of Green Fire, Meine will share his remarks on Leopold’s influence.
The “2012 Our World Speaker Series” is a free series that introduces experts in local and global wildlife conservation and environmental issues. This series is sponsored by the Clean Water, Land & Legacy Amendment, Rasmussen College, and Minnesota Public Radio. Space is limited for this free event, so pre-registration is required.
For a full list of the “2012 Our World Speaker Series” or to register, visit: http://www.mnzoo.org/education/lectureSeries.asp
The Minnesota Zoo is located in Apple Valley, just minutes south of Mall of America. For more information, call 952.431.9500 or visit mnzoo.org. The Minnesota Zoo is an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) and an institutional member of the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA).