Posted by: cindydyer | March 3, 2010

America’s Lost Landscape: The Tall Grass

LCOOCC James “Pipe” Mustache Auditorium
Thursday, March 11, 2010
Lunch available on site @ 11:30 a.m. for $5 — Provided by LCO Elders Association
12:00 p.m. Speaker: Dr. Damian Vraniak
12:30 p.m. Film: America’s Lost Landscape: The Tall Grass
1:30 p.m. Community Discussion — Advocacy to Action

Free event—Public welcome! Bring your favorite wild food recipe!

Prior to Euro American settlement in the 1820s, one of the major landscape features of North America was 240 million acres of tall grass prairie, but between 1830 and 1900 the prairie was steadily transformed to farmland. This change brought about an enormous social change for Native Americans. The film creates a powerful and moving viewing experience about the natural and cultural history of America. Loss of prairie and fragmentation is a loss of many species, plant, animal, and human. (57 minutes)

Save the Dates for Upcoming Environmental Films
and Sustainable Living Education!

Thursdays — April 22 and May 6
For more information, contact Amber Marlow – GIS Lab/ Rm 508
or @ 634-4790 ext 156

Sponsored by Happy Tonics, Inc., LCO UW-Extension, Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College, NNAHA Environmental Health Services, Webs of Learning Sustainable Living Institute, and the Institute of Museum and Library Services

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