March 14: 'Green Fire' screening

Documentary traces birth of modern nature conservation movement

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8:13 a.m., March 1, 2012--Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for Our Time, the first full-length documentary film to explore the life of legendary conservationist Aldo Leopold, will be presented at 6 p.m., Wednesday, March 14, in 006 Kirkbride Hall on the University of Delaware’s Newark campus.  The screening is free and open to the public.

The film follows Leopold’s life in the early part of the 20th century and the many ways his ideas shaped the conservation movement and continues to be applied all over the world today.  

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Leopold’s extraordinary career as an educator, philosopher, forester, ecologist and wilderness advocate included authoring the conservation classic A Sand County Almanac.  His vision of a community that cares about both people and land -- his call for a land ethic -- ties together the disparate stories of modern conservation presented in the film.

The screening will be followed by a discussion with Stan Temple, senior fellow with the Aldo Leopold Foundation and Beers-Bascom Professor Emeritus in Conservation in the Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology at the University of Wisconsin Madison. 

The event is sponsored by UD's Center for Energy and Environmental Policy, the Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, the Energy and Environmental Policy Student Association and Students for the Environment (S4E).

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