Join us in the beautiful atrium of the Visitor’s Center at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia for The Georgia Review‘s 9th annual Earth Day program. This year’s speaker is writer and environmentalist John Lane. Author of a dozen books of poetry and prose—including six from the University of Georgia Press, Lane is Professor of English and environmental studies at Wofford College and director of the college’s Goodall Environmental Studies Center. His latest book Coyote Settles the South was named as a finalist for the 2017 John Burroughs medal for distinguished nature writing. As an environmentalist, Lane was named the 2013 Water Conservationist of the Year by the South Carolina Wildlife Federation and the Clean Water Champion by Upstate Forever.
A reception catered by home.made and music from Hawk Proof Rooster will follow Lane’s address. This event is free and open to the public, and sponsored in part by UGA Press, UGA’s Environmental Ethics Certificate Program, the UGA Office of Sustainability, and the State Botanical Garden of Georgia at UGA.
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