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AT: Leopold Week 2024 Event Series ⛰️

March 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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Join the Aldo Leopold Foundation March 1-8 for Leopold Week 2024 to discover how you can more deeply connect to the land community. With one click of “Save my spot,” you will be registered for all eight of these free, virtual speaker sessions. See link below to register.

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Friday, March 1, 12:00 PM CST
Leopold Week 2024 Kick-Off with Buddy Huffaker, Executive Director of the Aldo Leopold Foundation
What does“natural, wild, and free” mean today? Leopold Foundation Executive DirectorBuddy Huffaker begins the conversation and kicks off Leopold Week 2024 with an introduction to the speaker series and a special video message from U.S. Forest Service Chief Randy Moore.
Saturday, March 2, 4:00 PM CST
Drawing A Land Ethic: Artist Max Sorenson at the Overture Center
Visiting artist Max Sorenson will share the process and experiences behind RxReturn, his prescribed fire-inspired art series created during his time at the Leopold Foundation. The series is displayed at the Overture Center for the Arts inMadison, WI.
Monday, March 4, 12:00 PM CST
Lyanda Lynn Haupt on Rooted: Life at the Crossroads of Science, Nature, and Spirit
Through discussion on her most recent book, Rooted, Lyanda Lynn Haupt invites us to discover wildness wherever we are. By exploring both scientific and spiritual guideposts to reconnect with the earth, we can find hope and healing in tumultuous environmental times.
Tuesday, March 4, 7:00 PM CST
Diane Wilson on her award-winning novel The Seed Keeper
*ASL interpretation provided
Diane Wilson on her award-winning novel The Seed Keeper, astory of remembering our original relationship to the seeds and, through them, to our ancestors. Diane Wilson invites us to reflect on long-term connection to the land through a Dakhóta family’s hopes and sacrifices to protect what matters most.
Wednesday, March 6, 12:00 PM CST
Stewarding the Wild: A Conversation with Karl Malcolm, US Forest Service
In conversation with foundation Program Director Steve Swenson, Karl Malcolm will dive into his intimate knowledge of ecology in the Gila region and how lessons learned from managing the Gila Wilderness can be applied to the landscape in the Midwest.
Wednesday, March 6, 7:00 PM CST
First & Wildest: The Gila Wilderness at 100 Interview and Author Panel
Since Aldo Leopold proposed its designation 100 years ago, the Gila Wilderness has meant many things to many people. Essayists from “First & Wildest” will share their own connections to the Gila and examine the diverse relationships people have with the first Wilderness Area.
Thursday, March 7, 7:00 PM CST
Presentation from Ed Yong, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author of An Immense World
*ASL interpretation provided
Human senses offer just one experience out of millions on earth. Ed Yong, award-winning journalist and author of An Immense World, will take us beyond the limitations of our human perception to better understand the wonders and wildness of our diverse planet.
Friday, March 8, 12:00 PM CST
Leopold Week Finale with the 2023-24 Future Leaders Fellows
For nine months, the Future Leaders Fellows have been immersed in the work of the Aldo Leopold Foundation and the landscape that inspired Leopold’s A Sand County Almanac. Join the fellows as they reflect on growing their land ethics and look forward to the rest of their conservation careers.

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AT: Other with Leopold Week 2024: Natural, Wild, and Free – crowdcast in the Describe Your Training box along with the title of the week’s presentation.

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