Tonight (12 FEB 2014) the Chippewa Valley Audubon Club will be holding its regular monthly meeting at 7:30PM at the Veterans Memorial Library in Mt Pleasant.
Our speaker this month is Professor Daniel Patterson of Central Michigan University. Dr. Patterson will be discussing journals from John James Audubon's 1943 journey in the American West. From the CVAC website:
"The discovery of three original journals from Audubon’s 1843
expedition to the confluence of
the Yellowstone and Missouri Rivers
leads us to a new and more accurate understanding of
what the namesake
of the Audubon Society actually thought about how humans should relate
to wildlife. Throughout his career, his gunning ethic was a messy work
in progress, but by the
time he was done (1851), he was one of the first
to advocate for the ethical consideration of
birds and human restraint
in the environment. Daniel Patterson discusses."
This event is free and open to the public.