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2023 Spring Speaker Series Is Here

We’re delighted to bring you three compelling virtual talks this spring, with special guests Janet McMahon, Bob Leverett, Monica Jakuc Leverett, and Dennis Liu. We invite you join us on Tuesday evenings in April to hear moving stories about wildlife, trees, and the land, and learn something new along the way.

Northeast Wilderness Trust’s 2023 Spring Speaker Series will occur online; please register using the links below. All talks will be recorded and shared on our YouTube channel.

April 4 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Biodiversity: The Language of Wilderness

Ecologist Janet McMahon will share how old and wild forests act as lifeboats in the face of extinction, habitat loss, and climate change.

April 18 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Great Trees and Forests of the Northeast, Past and Present

Bob Leverett, co-founder of the Native Tree Society, and Monica Jakuc Leverett will guide us on a virtual tour of treasured trees and forests in New England and New York. A must-see for all our tree-huggers out there! Co-hosted by Northeast Wilderness Trust & Kestrel Land Trust.

April 25 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Protecting Half of Earth for All Life

Dennis Liu of the E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation will feature stories of charismatic creatures, discuss how protecting one species often benefits others, and what each of us can do to support the miraculous species we love and need.

Photo: White Admiral butterfly by Bryan Pfeiffer