"Selling Conservation from the 1890s to the 21st Century”
Monday, May 10th starting at 6-9 PM
Entitled “Selling Conservation from the 1890s to the 21st Century,” the free public event will start at with forestry students providing tours of the campus arboretum. Those who wish to participate on the tour should go to the
In existence since 1903, the Mont Alto Arboretum contains a wide variety of tree species. For the event, the Penn State Mont Alto Library also will have a display of items from the early days of the school, including some old hand tied-fishing flies made by Mont Alto students and images from the Mira Lloyd Dock Glass Lantern Slide Collection of the
The lecture by Dr.
“Nestled among the
trees on the edge of the
After the lecture, a panel including Linehan; Nels Johnson, director of Conservation Programs for The Nature Conservancy in Pennsylvania; and Dr. James Grace, DCNR executive deputy secretary; will discuss contemporary forestry issues and respond to questions from the audience.
Sponsored by Penn State Mont Alto, the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural resources, and the South Mountain Partnership.