Environmental Book Club - Appleton
Start Date/Time:
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 9:30 AM
End Date/Time:
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 11:00 AM
Recurring Event:
One time event
Normal Priority
January 10 & 17: Beyond the War on Invasive Species by Tao Orion
March 7 & 21: Bringing Nature Home by Doug Tallamy

The Appleton Library and Knox-Lincoln Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) are teaming up to present a new book club focused on books that cover environmental issues. The group will meet from 9:30 to 11:00 am on Wednesdays, January 10 and 17, and again on March 7 and 21 at Deer Foot Farm Café,1221 Union Rd in Appleton.In January, the group will discuss Beyond the War on Invasive Species: A permaculture approach to ecosystem restoration by Tao Orion, who holds a degree in agroecology and sustainable agriculture from UC Santa Cruz. Orion teaches permaculture design at Oregon State and Aprovecho, a 40-acre nonprofit sustainable-living educational organization.The March book is Bringing Nature Home: How you can sustain wildlife with native plants by Doug Tallamy, professor and chair of the department of entomology and wildlife ecology at the University of Delaware where he conducts research on how the interactions between insects and plants determine the diversity of animal communities.

Participants are asked to read at least the first half of a book before the first gathering. For those not wishing to purchase books, limited copies are available to borrow from Appleton Library (785-5656) or Knox-Lincoln SWCD in Rockport. There is no fee for the program. For planning purposes, participants are asked to pre-register by calling Knox-Lincoln SWCD at 596-2040 or emailing rebecca@knox-lincoln.org.
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