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April 6, 2010, Tuesday 6:00 p.m Vanderbilt University, Stevenson Center Room 1206

Les Johnson, a NASA physicist, author, and environmentalist is coming to speak at Vanderbilt on Tuesday, April 6 about his new book, “Paradise Regained: The Regreening of the Earth.” You can read more about the book at http://lesjohnsonauthor.com/. The event is free and open to the public, and co-hosted by the Vanderbilt Society of Physics Students and the Vanderbilt Chapter of the Sierra Club. Pyne’s Ground Plum by David Duhl

 April 8, 2010, Thursday 7:00 p.m Monthly Program at Radnor Lake Visitor Center Visitors are very welcome!

*Note – you must enter from Granny White Pike Andrea Shea Bishop, a botanist with the Natural Heritage Program in the Bureau of State Parks, Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC), works with the 22 federal endangered plant species throughout the state. With annual funding from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, she establishes monitoring projects, conducts research and surveys the state for new populations of these species. Through field investigations and research and management activities this program seeks to prevent imperiled species of plants and animals from becoming further imperiled, to affect the recovery of federally listed species so that they may be de-listed and to prevent the extirpation of critically imperiled species. Andrea’s PowerPoint presentation will discuss the current status of the rare plant program and the significance of the Act. Be prepared to learn while enjoying some beautiful slides.

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  Collaboration Between Business and Conservation

 William Ginn, Chief Conservation Officer for The Nature Conservancy
 author of Investing in Nature.

This book is on order in the library.

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