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Gifts of the Living Earth: A talk with Patricia DeMarco

April 17, 2023 @ 7:00 pm 8:00 pm

Join author and environmentalist Patricia M DeMarco for a special program about the importance of preserving and protecting the fresh air, clean water, fertile ground and wide diversity of species that constitute the interconnected web of life – our life support system. How can we include these essential services in our own lives, our neighborhoods and our places of work, and play?

Registration is appreciated, but walk-ins are welcome. To register, please click here.

About the speaker:

Patricia M. DeMarco is a native of Pittsburgh, PA. with a doctorate in Biology from the University of Pittsburgh. She has spent a fifty-year career in energy and environmental policy in both private and public sector positions. She served as Executive Director of the Rachel Carson Homestead Association (2006-2011) and as Director of the Rachel Carson Institute at Chatham University where she holds an appointment as Senior Scholar and Adjunct Faculty.(2011-present) She holds the position of VicePresident of the Forest Hills Borough Council and sits on the Board of Trustees for Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, and for The Allegheny Land Trust.

Her  first book, titled Pathways to Our Sustainable Future – A Global Perspective from Pittsburgh”  explores positive pathways toward sustainability, based on 28 case studies in Pittsburgh. It was published by The University of Pittsburgh Press in 2017. Order the book and find a book signing event here: https://patriciademarco.com/book/

Her next book, “In the Footsteps of Rachel Carson: Harnessing earth’s healing power”  Urban Press 2022. Order the book here: https://patriciademarco.com/Books

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Carnegie, PA 15106 United States
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