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Michael Pollan - October 24, 2016

The George Link Environmental Awareness Lecture/Food Day Keynote

Michael Pollan
Monday, October 24, 2016
7:00 PM
Grand Ballroom, Hanover Inn

(doors open at 6:00 pm)

Followed by a book signing hosted by the Norwich Bookstore.

Pollan’s books about food, diet, and industrial agriculture — he is perhaps best known for 2006’s “The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals” — have made him an influential voice in America’s food fight over obesity, nutrition, and diabetes, and have made him revered by those who believe that something is fundamentally wrong with how we mass produce and prepare our meals.

The George Link Jr. Lecture - April 21, 2015

The George Link Jr. Environmental Awareness Lecture

“Sustainable Revolutions: The Quest for Real Food and Wine in the 21st Century”

Deirdre Heekin
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
7:00 PM
105 Dartmouth Hall

Deirdre Heekin is a Vermont farmer, restauranteur, grape grower and wine maker. She will read passages from her new book, An Unlikely Vineyard: The Education of a Farmer and Her Quest for Terroir (Chelsea Green Press) interspersed with commentary on “How we can feed the world and be sustainable?” and “How Dartmouth undergraduates might examine their own journey in relation to sustainable agriculture after they leave Dartmouth?”

A book signing at 8:00 PM will follow the lecture.

Free and open to the public.

La garagista Farm and Winery, Barnard, VT
http://www.lagaragista.com/

For more information, please contact Kim Wind at [email protected] or call 603-646-2838.
 

Majora Carter- The George Link Jr. Environmental Awareness Lecture

"Hometown Security and Environmental Equality" 


Thursday, May 2, 2013
7:00 PM
Filene Auditorium, Moore Hall


Majora hosts the Peabody Award winning public-radio series: The Promised Land. She has a long list of awards and honorary degrees, including a MacArthur “genius” Fellowship. She founded Sustainable South Bronx in 2001 when few were talking about “sustainability”; and even fewer, in places like The South Bronx. Since 2008, her consulting company, The Majora Carter Group, has exported Climate Adaptation, Urban Revitalization, and Leadership Development strategies for Business, Government, Foundations, Universities, and economically under-performing Communities.


Sponsored by the Dartmouth College Environmental Studies Program, the Porter Family Fund for the Sustainability Minor, and the Tuck School of Business and MBA Program Office.
Free and Open to the Public.

Laurie Marker _ The George Link Jr. Environmental Awareness Lecture

Dr. Laurie Marker, Founder and Executive Director of the Cheetah Conservation Fund
"Saving the Wild Cheetah: A Race to the Future"
Thursday, May 3, 2012
7:00 PM
Filene Auditorium, Moore Hall


The oldest and most unique of all the big cats in Africa, the cheetah is the fastest land mammal reaching speeds of up to 70 mph. But the cheetah is in a race for its future. Mankind has brought the cheetah to the edge of extinction. The wild population of these magnificent cats is thought to be less than 10,000 today. Based in Namibia, host to the largest population of wild cheetah, the Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) has worked for the last 20 years to save the cheetah. Dr. Laurie Marker, who is the world’s leading expert on cheetahs, sold everything she owned in 1990 and started CCF. Dr. Marker discussed non-lethal farming methods, CCF's award winning Bushblok and The Livestock Guarding Dog programs.