Tags: Environment / Science

Wednesday: Mar 22

The Pacific Ecosystem: Exploring Man, Flora, and Fauna

Wed. March 22, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Location:

UVa Harrison Institute / Small Special Collections

UVa Central Grounds, 160 McCormick Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22904

Frederick Damon (Trees, Knots, and Outriggers: Environmental Knowledge in the Northeast Kula Ring), and Stan Ulanski (The California Current: A Pacific Ecosystem and Its Fliers, Divers, and Swimmers) will present on their work in regards to the Pacific environment.

Tags: Environment / Science

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Thursday: Mar 23

Future Science: Humans and Earth

Thu. March 23, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Location:

City Council Chambers

605 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902

David Grinspoon (Earth in Human Hands: Shaping Our Planet’s Future) and Scott Solomon (Future Humans: Inside the Science of Our Continuing Evolution) will speak on their work in regards to our future as stewards of this Earth and our future as evolving humans.

Tags: Environment / Science, Nonfiction

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Friday: Mar 24

The Climate Change Generation

Fri. March 24, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Location:

Barnes & Noble

1035 Emmet Street North, Barracks Road Shopping Center, Charlottesville, VA 22903

Susan Cohen (Coming of Age at the End of Nature) and Leidy Klotz (Sustainability Through Soccer) discuss their latest work and how it engages diverse views on climate change and activism.

Tags: Current Affairs / World Affairs / War, Environment / Science, Nonfiction, Sports / Outdoors / Animals

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Touching Land and Nature

Fri. March 24, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Location:

UVa Harrison Institute / Small Special Collections

UVa Central Grounds, 160 McCormick Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22904

Ben Kessler (Rivers of Wind) and Denise Low (The Turtle’s Beating Heart) share lyrical stories of the past and of nature, heritage, and memory. Their writing is both timeless and urgent.

Tags: American Indian, Biography / Memoir, Environment / Science, History, Nonfiction, Sports / Outdoors / Animals

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Saturday: Mar 25

SELC Environmental Writing Award Program

Sat. March 25, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Location:

Southern Environmental Law Center

201 West Main Street, Suite 14, Charlottesville, VA 22902

Join the Southern Environmental Law Center to hear some of the most powerful voices speaking on behalf of our health, our environment, and places we love in the South. Featuring the presentation of this year’s Reed Environmental Writing Awards.

Tags: Environment / Science, Publishing / Books / Writing

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Backpacking Adventures for Kids

Sat. March 25, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Location:

Albemarle Tourism & Adventure Center

Historic Crozet Train Depot, 5791 Three Notch'd Road, Crozet, Va. 22932

Outdoor enthusiast and author Jeff Alt (The Adventures of Bubba Jones: Time Traveling Through Shenandoah National Park) discusses real-life outdoor know-how and the fictional national park adventures that take place in his series of middle-grade novels.

Tags: Environment / Science, Fiction, Sports / Outdoors / Animals, StoryFest / Youth

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Written in the Stars: Margot Shetterly & Dava Sobel — SOLD OUT

Sat. March 25, 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Location:

Paramount Theater

215 E Main Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902

Authors Margot Lee Shetterly (Hidden Figures) and Dava Sobel (The Glass Universe) discuss their new books and careers as female historians as well as the impact they hope their work has.

Tags: African-American, Biography / Memoir, Environment / Science, Gender, Headliners, History, JMRL/NEA Big Read, Nonfiction

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