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The Songs of Trees with David Haskell
October 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Songs of Trees: Stories from Nature’s Great Connectors presented by Dr. David George Haskell
Biologist, author, and professor of biology at Sewanee: The University of the South, Dr. David George Haskell joins us Thursday, October 15 at 6 PM to discuss his most recent book, The Songs of Trees: Stories from Nature’s Great Connectors. From Dr. Haskell’s biography, The Songs of Trees, examines the many ways that trees and humans are connected. The book was winner of the 2018 John Burroughs Medal and the 2020 Iris Book Award, named one of the Best Science Books of 2017 by NPR’s Science Friday, selected as Favorite Science Books of 2017 by Brain Pickings, and in the 10 Best Environment, Climate Science and Conservation Books of 2017 at Forbes.com. Deborah Blum, Pulitzer winner, author of The Poisoner’s Handbook, and director of the Knight Science Journalism program at MIT says of The Songs of Trees, “David George Haskell may be the finest literary nature writer working today. The Songs of Trees – compelling, lyrical, wise – is a case in point.”
How to Attend: Mark your calendar Thursday, October 15 at 6 PM. And simply visit the Land Trust of North Alabama Facebook page (@landtrustnal) at the time of the event to watch the presentation via Facebook Live. You can submit questions and feedback throughout the presentation. Following the presentation, we’ll answer questions from the audience.