Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Presentation On Old Growth Forests Friday

Dr. Joan MaloofDr. Joan Maloof, founder and executive director of the Old-Growth Forest Network, will lead a discussion about old-growth forests, what they are, where they’re located, and how they can be conserved.

Maloof will talk about the current status of the earth’s forests, particularly, the ancient forests in the Adirondacks and eastern United State. She will also share the Old-Growth Forest Network’s vision for protecting the remaining and future old-growth forests.

Champlain Area Trails Society is co-sponsoring this event with the Eddy Foundation, Northeast Wilderness Trust, and the Wildlands Network. Representatives from each organization will be on hand to discuss the work of their organizations and answer questions.

The event, on Friday, October 7th at 7 pm at the Whallonsburge Grange, is free and open to the public. Questions about this event can be directed to 518-962-2287 or email Champlain Area Trails at info@champlainareatrails.com.

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2 Responses

  1. Jim S. says:

    My favorite spots on this planet are in old growth forests. My churches.

  2. Charlie S says:

    There’s not enough of them around Jim and the way things are ever so rapidly changing the few that remain will be gone before long…especially if the Earth continues cooking.