Explore Environmental History lecture series continues this fall!

Explore Environmental History lecture series continues this fall!

Organized in partnership by the Baltimore City Historical Society, Friends of Maryland Olmsted Parks and Landscapes & Cathedral of the Incarnation’s Creation Care.

McKay Jenkins: “What’s Gotten Into Us: Toxic Chemicals and Their Impact on Our Health and the Environment”

Saturday November 2, 2013, 1pm to 3pm
Peabody Room, Cathedral of the Incarnation
4 E. University Parkway, Baltimore MD 21218

McKay Jenkins is the author of “What’s Gotten into Us? Staying Healthy in a Toxic World” and editor of “The Peter Mattiessen Reader”, an anthology of American nature writing. He is the Cornelius Tighman Professor of English, Journalism and Environmental Humanities at the University of Delaware. He has a Ph.D. in English from Princeton University, a M.S. in Journalism from Columbia University and a B.A. in English from Amherst College. His recent essay “The Era of Suburban Sprawl has to End. So, Now What” can be found on his website.

Adam Rome: “The Nature of the Metropolis”

Saturday December 7, 2013, 1pm to 3pm
Peabody Room, Cathedral of the Incarnation
4 E. University Parkway, Baltimore MD 21218

Adam Rome is the author of the recently published “The Genius of Earth Day: How a 1970 Teach-In Unexpectedly Made the First Green Generation” and the prizewinning “The Bulldozer in the Countryside: Suburban Sprawl and the Rise of American Environmentalism”. He also is past editor of the journal “Environmental History”. He has a B.A. from Yale and a Ph.D. from the University of Kansas in American Environmental History. He teaches history and environmental non-fiction at the University of Delaware. Learn more about Adam Rome at his website.

Free admission, parking and refreshments, directions: www.incarnationbaltimore.org

Contact: Joe Stewart joestewart31947@comcast.net

Visit www.historicbaltimore.org

Baltimore City Historical Society stamps War of 1812 Bicentennial Passports
Excerpts from Geoffrey Buckley,” The Baltimore Ecosystem Study: Reflecting on 15 Years of Historical Research” will be posted at www.olmstedmaryland.org. His book “America’s Conservation Impulse, A Century of Saving Trees in the Old Line State” can be ordered here.

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