Darwin Keynote

Earth Day

Earth Day was first introduced in 1969 as a “holiday” that celebrates the Earth and all of its environments. Earth day is an integrative event that demonstrates how disciplines must work together in solving global climate change problems and how we can reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Tuesday 22 April 2014
Seminar begins at 7pm in University Hall

"Echoes of the Their Wings: The Passenger Pigeon and Its Legacy"
Dr. Rick Douglas Joel Greenberg

Joel Greenberg is a research associate of the Chicago Academy of Sciences Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum and the Field Museum. Author of three books, including A Natural History of the Chicago Region, Greenberg has taught natural history courses for the Morton Arboretum, Brookfield Zoo, and Chicago Botanic Garden. He helped spearhead Project Passenger Pigeon to focus attention on human-caused extinctions. Greenberg lives in Westmont, Illinois.

For more information, visit Mr. Greenberg's website at http://www.birdzilla.com/blog/

Past Speakers

2013, William Souder

2011, Kriss Douglass, Dr. Rick Douglass

2010, Dr. Thomas Simon

2009, Dr. John W. Bickham

2008, Dr. Brent Yarnal