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Join the Florida Museum and the University of Florida Thompson Earth Systems Institute on Earth Day to learn more about the often mischaracterized history of preserving outdoor spaces in the U.S.

woman smiling by treeHear from keynote speaker and award-winning author Audrey Peterman followed by a Q&A in this FREE, virtual event. Peterman is a leader in the movement to engage more Americans of color in the enjoyment, care and protection of our green spaces. 

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The event will be livestreamed on Facebook and Zoom.

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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. 


Name: Sadie Mills, UF Thompson Earth Systems Institute

Phone: (352) 273-1936



Florida Museum of Natural History

3215 Hull Road
Gainesville, FL 32611

Phone: 352-846-2000


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