Chesapeake Bay and the environment to be talk topic March 18

An expert on the Chesapeake Bay will speak March 18 at Gettysburg College.

The talk, "Chesapeake in Peril: Why a Dark Green Awakening is Needed to Save the Chesapeake," will take place at 7:30 p.m. in College Union Building, Room 260. Howard Ernst is an associate professor of political science at the United States Naval Academy and a Senior Scholar at the University of Virginia's Center for Politics.

Ernst will speak about his recent book, "Fight for the Bay: Why a Dark Green Environmental Awakening is Needed to Save the Chesapeake Bay." He is best known for his work in the area of environmental politics and is considered a leading authority on the Chesapeake Bay restoration program.

This event is the second in the Eisenhower Institute's Spring Speaker Series at Gettysburg College. "The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer's" Gwen Ifill will speak on April 8.


Posted: Tue, 9 Mar 2010




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