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Conversations on Conservation

About  | Hosted by the Center for Conservation at Cincinnati Nature Center, this new series promotes science with solutions by sharing information about conservation research and initiatives and by connecting like-minded people who want to help make a difference.


Understanding Climate Change: What's the Big Deal about Carbon? 

Sunday, April 26, 2-4 pm

Dr. Jeff Corney, Executive Director of Cincinnati Nature Center, tackles the complexity of climate science, particularly greenhouse gas accumulation in our atmosphere and its impact on global weather phenomena. 


The Wild East: Seeking Adventure and Preserving the Land

Sunday, June 7, 2-4 pm

Jennifer Pharr Davis is a lover of long trails and good stories. And she has made a name for herself both as a record setting hiker and National Geographic Adventurer, and as a writer who has penned numerous books and articles for the New York Times, Outside, and Backpacker. Pharr Davis has inspired women and men across the country with her message that "the trail is there for everyone at every phase of life." She will visit to share stories, slides, and lessons from her many trail adventures, including excerpts from her popular Appalachian Trail memoir Becoming Odyssa, recently re-released in a 10th anniversary edition. Pharr Davis will also discuss the importance of wild places—not just "out west," but right here in our own backyard. A book signing will follow the program.


Crucial Climate Change Conversations around the Dinner Table

Sunday, October 11, 2-4 pm

Dr. Lauren Watkins, incoming Executive Chair of the National Network for Ocean and Climate Change Interpretation, provides tips and advice for positively-framed conversations about climate change and tools to frame productive discussions.