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THE FUTURE OF OUR LANDSCAPES IN A CHANGING ENVIRONMENT

September 8 @ 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm

COMMEMORATING PMG’S 30TH ANNIVERSARY!

LEARN how climate change is making an impact on our communities and natural habitats in Virginia.
EXPLORE how global environmental trends are affecting our landscapes, gardens, and food supply.
INSPIRE action as stewards of our environment to manage the challenges of climate change.
Tickets available at The Paramount, ADULTS $10; 18 AND UNDER FREE

Featuring speakers:

Dennis DimickDENNIS DIMICK
LIVING IN THE HUMAN AGE

A narrated visual journey through our modern world that considers our expanding footprint, rising prosperity, and resulting environmental challenges that call for our attention and response. A former picture and environment editor for NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC, Dennis will address resulting environmental issues, such as pollution and climatic shifts and how we might respond. His goal is to help us contemplate how we can contribute towards a positive future for ourselves and the planet.

 

Jeremy Hoffman

JEREMY S. HOFFMAN, PH.D.
BIRDS, BEES, FLOWERS, TREES:
HOW CLIMATE CHANGE AFFECTS LIFE-CYCLE EVENTS IN NATURE

Jeremy is a Climate and Earth scientist at the Science Museum of Virginia. An expert on paleoclimatology, Jeremy uses innovative media, data visualization, and interactive exhibits to make climate change accessible to all audiences. In TEDx talks and in other venues, he has championed the redesign of landscapes to increase shade canopy, cool down vulnerable neighborhoods, and make our cities more resilient in the face of rising temperatures.

 

Master of Ceremony

Frank Reilly

FRANCIS (FRANK) J. REILLY, JR.

Senior Consultant and Research Fellow, Logistics Management Institute and Principal Scientist, The Reilly Group Joined by panelists Lawrence E Band, PH.D., Ernest Ern Professor of Environmental Science, Professor of Engineering Systems and Environment, University of Virginia, Karen Firehock, Executive Director, Green Infrastructure Center and Carol A. Heiser, Education Section Manager, Habitat Education Coordinator, Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries.

Also exhibitor tables, a poster contest, and concessions.  See our Sponsors & Exhibitors

Details

Date:
September 8
Time:
3:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Organizer

VCE – Piedmont Master Gardeners
Phone:
434-872-4580
Email:
info@piedmontmastergardeners.org
Website:
piedmontmastergardeners.org

Venue

The Paramount
215 E Main St
charlottesville, va 22902
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Website:
https://charlottesville.theparamount.net/4239