Earth Day Speaker
Will Stolzenburg, author of "Where the Wild Things Were: Life, Death, and Ecological Wreckage in a Land of Vanishing Predator" is scheduled to speak on Earth Day, April 22, in the Science and Technology building room C207 at 7 pm.
Will Stolzenburg is a wildlife journalist who for the past twenty years has been covering the beat called conservation biology. More specifically, he has been heralding the planet's sixth mass extinction while celebrating its survivors, wherever he might find them.
After fifteen years at the Conservancy, Stolzenburg recently quit his post to pursue the most captivating story of all, which has since become his first book. Where The Wild Things Were follows a band of scientists awakening to the critical role of Earth's great predators in sustaining the diversity of life—their discoveries given solemn weight by the beasts' ongoing disappearance from every corner of the biosphere. In parts elegy and eulogy, Where the Wild Things Were explores the power of the great predators, and uncovers a world of unsettling paradox—of menace and chaos erupting where nature's fiercest and scariest beasts no longer rule.
For more information on the book Where the Wild Things Were you can visit the website, http://www.thewildthings.net.
This seminar is free and open to the public. For parking information, please contact Parking and Transportation services or refer to this parking map.