Tuesday, March 29, 2005

Coming up next:

Climate Change Concerns
Saturday, April 9, 2-4 pm

Significant slow global warming seems almost certain. Recently, the possibility of other futures has been raised. Some researchers report that global changes may be greater, more dangerous and perhaps irreversible sooner than previously calculated.

Global dimming is also a growing concern.

Learn about our prospects and the likely consequences for nature here and our way of life. Major disruption has been predicted.

Join Marcelo Mena, a University of Iowa climate researcher, and member of Engineers for a Sustainable Future, as he address these and related questions, including what can we do about it.

At North Park Village Nature Center,
5801 N. Pulaski, Chicago. 312-744-5472
Turn left at first T intersection. Free

Wednesday, March 16, 2005

Coming up next...

Food Forests in our Future?
Wednesday, March 23, 7pm
Conventional agriculture is in trouble. Are there other ways of providing for our nutritional needs that are less resource intensive and still suitable for our climate? Food forests mimic native ecosystems while enhancing productivity and minimizing maintenance. Their multi-layer plantings are beginning to extend across the nation. Find out about this exciting development and their urban possibilities. (More details)

At North Park Village Nature Center, 5801 N. Pulaski, Chicago.
For more info contact Rael Bassan, 773-907-1465 or raelearth at yahoo.com

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