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Politics of Our Rural Land: An Interview with Curt Meine (via Zoom)
October 28 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm$10.00
“As rural Wisconsin’s fortunes declined, its political importance has grown,” writes journalist Dan Kaufman in a recent national article on the importance of Wisconsin ahead of the 2020 election. In this far-reaching interview with Curt Meine (environmental historian; co-editor, Driftless Reader) we will delve into the political importance of rural Wisconsin, the realities of America’s urban-rural divide, the transformation and challenges of today’s agriculture, and more.
Wednesday, October 28, 7-8 p.m.
$10/per person. Registration deadline is Tuesday, October 27 at 4 p.m. The zoom link will be sent via email on the morning of the program.
Curt Meine is a conservation biologist, environmental historian, and writer. He serves as Senior Fellow with the Aldo Leopold Foundation in Baraboo, Wisconsin, and with the Chicago-based Center for Humans and Nature. He is also a Research Associate with the International Crane Foundation in Baraboo and Associate Adjunct Professor in the University of Wisconsin – Madision Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology. In 1988 he published the first biography of Aldo Leopold. He is a founding member of the Sauk Prairie Conservation Alliance. Recently he co-edited the bioregional anthology The Driftless Reader (2017). Meine also served as narrator and on-screen guide for the Emmy Award-winning documentary film Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for Our Time (2011).