Purcellville, VA. Readers near Meadville, PA won’t want to miss Loving the Land through Working Forests, a conference hosted by the Foundation for Sustainable Forests (FFSF). The lecture and forestry seminar will feature Mr. Wendell Berry, along with guest speakers from Audubon PA, Audubon VT, the Healing Forests Foundation, the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy, and Penn State.
Friday, May 18th: Vukovich Center Theatre, Allegheny College
7:00 p.m., A Conversation with Wendell Berry, Renowned Author and Sustainable Communities Advocate
Saturday, May 19th: On-site at FFSF Blooming Valley Forest
9:30 a.m., Forest Seminars: For the Birds: Managing for Birds and Non-Game Wildlife; Reading the Understory: The Understory and Forest Health; Taking Hints from Nature: An Overview of the Foundation’s Forestry Techniques Using Nature as the Guide
11:30 a.m., Lunch
1:30 p.m., Forest Management as a Land Ethic: From the Practical to the Philosophical, a Discussion of how Landowners can and Should Work to Benefit the Land
For further details, and to pre-register for Saturday’s sessions, e-mail: [email protected]