22 July 2013

Explore Environmental History

With Geoffrey Buckley

Saturday August 10, 2013

Presented by:
Baltimore City Historical Society,
Friends of MD’s Olmsted Parks & Landscapes,
& Cathedral of the Incarnation Creation Care

Program runs from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Peabody Room, Cathedral of the Incarnation
4 East University Parkway, Baltimore 21218

Free admission, parking and refreshments
BCHS stamps War of 1812 Bicentennial Passports

Directions: www.incarnationbaltimore.org

Contact: Joe Stewart 410.243.4418 joestewart31947@comcast.net

Geoffrey Buckley is the author of “America's Conservation Impulse: Saving Trees in the Old Line State”, “Mountains of Injustice: Social and Environmental Justice in Appalachia” and the upcoming “North American Odyssey: Historical Geographies for the Twenty-First Century”. He is an Ohio University Professor and Long-Term Ecological Research - Baltimore Ecosystem Study Co-Principal Investigator. He has a Ph.D. in Geography from University of Maryland, a M.A., Geography from University of Oregon and a B.A., Environmental Studies and American History from Connecticut College. http://www.ohio.edu/people/buckleg1/

Future Programs include:

McKay Jenkins - Saturday November 2, 2013
McKay Jenkins is the author of “What's Gotten into Us? Staying Healthy in a Toxic World” and editor of “The Peter Mattiessen Reader”, an anthology of American nature writing. He is the Cornelius Tighman Professor of English, Journalism and Environmental Humanities at the University of Delaware. He has a Ph.D. in English from Princeton University, a M.S. in Journalism from Columbia University and a B.A. in English from Amherst College. His recent essay “The Era of Suburban Sprawl has to End. So, Now What” can be found on his webpage: www.mckayjenkins.com

Adam Rome - Saturday December 7, 2013
Adam Rome is the author of the recently published “The Genius of Earth Day: How a 1970 Teach-In Unexpectedly Made the First Green Generation” and the prize-winning
“The Bulldozer in the Countryside: Suburban Sprawl and the Rise of American Environmentalism”. He also is past editor of the journal “Environmental History”. He has a B.A. from Yale and a Ph.D. from the University of Kansas in American Environmental History. He teaches history and environmental non-fiction at the University of Delaware.