Green Film Series: "The Messenger"
April 17, 2017 –
The next in the Green Film Series, "The Messenger" will be shown Monday, April 17, at 7 p.m. in G002 Hesterberg Hall in the Michigan Tech Forestry Building. The evening includes the film, a facilitated discussion, and refreshments. The film is free (but a $3 donation is suggested.
Based upon the award-winning book, Silence of the Songbirds, by Stutchbury, The Messenger is an investigation into the causes of songbird mass depletion, and the people who are working to turn the tide. The film takes viewers on a visually stunning, emotional journey revealing how issues facing birds also pose daunting implications for our planet. David Flaspohler, professor in the School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science, will lead the discussion.
The event is cosponsored by the Lake Superior Stewardship Initiative, the Michigan Tech Great Lakes Research Center, the Keweenaw Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, and the Keweenaw Land Trust.