Earth Calendar for March 22nd and arch 23rd

Mar 22, 2013

The Hamilton County Park District presents GREEN FIRE – THE STORY OF ALDO LEOPOLD.

See how one man shaped conservation and the environmental movement we know today. This is a special opportunity to see the EMMY Award winning documentary Green Fire – the story of Aldo Leopold, on Tuesday, April 9th at 7:00 p.m. at Sharon Centre in Sharon Woods. Green Fire is the first full-length documentary film ever made about legendary environmentalist Aldo Leopold and highlights Leopold’s extraordinary career and how he shaped the modern environmental movement. Following the showing, there will be a panel discussion on current conservation efforts in Cincinnati, featuring Jack Sutton of the Hamilton County Park District, Thayne Maynard of the Cincinnati Zoo, Bill Hopple of the Cincinnati Nature Center and Jon Seymour of Oxbow, Inc. The showing is sponsored by Oxbow, Inc. and the Cincinnati Bird Club. This event is free, but reservations are requested by calling (513) 375-1025 or emailing (put Green Fire in the subject title). For more information, visit the website.  Sharon Centre is located at 11450 Lebanon Road (Route 42) in Sharonville.  A valid Hamilton County Park District Motor Vehicle Permit ($10.00 annual; $3.00 daily) is required to enter the parks.

  On Our Calendar:  The Southwest Ohio branch of the Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association, will hold a one-day "State of the Plate" conference on Saturday, April 13th at Gorman Heritage Farm. The conference is a great way to learn more about where to get all that great, local food everyone's talking about! Hear from Gary Cox, General Counsel to the Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund representing farmers throughout the United States. For more information visit the website.