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‘Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for our Time’

July 26, 2012
Adirondack Daily Enterprise

BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE - Environmental Historian Philip Terrie will host "Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for our Time," a film, commentary and discussion, at 7:30 p.m. Monday, July 30 at the Adirondack Museum in Blue Mountain Lake.

The program is part of the Monday Evening Lecture series.

The first full-length documentary film ever made about legendary environmentalist Aldo Leopold, "Green Fire" highlights Leopold's extraordinary career, and traces how he shaped and influenced the modern environmental movement. Leopold remains relevant today, inspiring projects all over the country that connect people and land. Terrie will follow the film with commentary, and lead the group in a discussion.

Additional information about the documentary can be found online at

The lecture will be offered at no charge to museum members; the fee for non-members is $5.

For more information, visit or call 518-352-7311.

Terrie is a professor emeritus of American culture studies, English and environmental studies at Bowling Green State University at Bowling Green, Ohio. He has a Ph.D. in American civilization from George Washington University and an A.B. in English from Princeton University.

His publications include articles, papers, chapters, book reviews as well as the books Contested Terrain: A New History of Nature and People in the Adirondacks; Forever Wild: A Cultural History of Wilderness in the Adirondacks; and Wildlife and Wilderness: A History of Adirondack Mammals.



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