Hawk Mountain to Host Screening of Green Fire Documentary

Jul 8th, 2016Press Release from Hawk Mountain Sanctuary

Hawk Mountain Sanctuary will host a screening of the Emmy Award winning documentary Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for Our Time on July 27 at 6 pm in the Visitor Center Gallery. Light refreshments and discussion will follow. The event is of no charge courtesy of a generous donation from Brian and Sandra Moroney. Interested participants must call to register. 

This is a special opportunity to explore Aldo Leopold’s life as the father of wildlife conservation and the US wilderness system. In addition to being a forest ranger, researcher, and educator, Leopold authored many articles and studies, with his most famous work being A Sand County Almanac. He passionately promoted the understanding of the connections between human communities and the natural world. The film highlights Aldo Leopold’s extraordinary career, discovering how he shaped and influenced the modern environmental movement. He remains relevant today, continuing to inspire projects across the world that connect people and land.

Green Fire is a production of the partnership between the Aldo Leopold Foundation, the Center for Humans and Nature, and the US Forest Service. The film has been shown at thousands of community screening venues since its premiere in 2011. Join in this chance to trace Leopold’s personal journey and follow the threads that lead to his important legacy today.

The 2,500-acre Hawk Mountain Sanctuary is the world’s first refuge for birds of prey and is open to the public year-round by trail-fee or membership, which in turn supports the non-profit organization’s raptor conservation mission and local-to-global research, training, and education programs. To learn more about Hawk Mountain or other programs, please call 610-756-6961 or visit www.hawkmountain.org.

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