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Hear from keynote speaker and award-winning author Audrey Peterman on Earth Day to learn more about the often mischaracterized history of preserving outdoor spaces in the U.S.

woman smiling by treeAudrey Peterman is a leader in the movement to engage more Americans of color in the enjoyment, care and protection of our green spaces.

This FREE, virtual event is brought to you by the Florida Museum and the University of Florida Thompson Earth Systems Institute, in partnership with Conservation Florida and UF’s Office of Sustainability.

There will be an audience Q&A at the end moderated by Lillian Dinkins, Conservation Leadership Program Fellow with Conservation Florida. Learn more about Lillian Dinkins.

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The event will be livestreamed on Facebook and Zoom.

Speaker Topic

Exposure to Love to Action: Mobilizing Advocates for our Earth

The public lands system in the U.S. is something that all Americans can be proud of. Learn more about the often-mischaracterized history of preserving outdoor spaces in the U.S., how physical distancing has brought us closer to our Earth and what that means for the future of our planet.

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Organizer

Name: Sadie Mills, UF Thompson Earth Systems Institute

Phone: (352) 273-1936

Email: smills@floridamuseum.ufl.edu

Venue

Florida Museum of Natural History

3215 Hull Road
Gainesville, FL 32611

Phone: 352-846-2000

Website: www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu/visit

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