Date: 11 April 2011
Time: 6:30PM - 8:00PM
Location: Gwinnett Senior Center, 225 Bethesda Church Road, Lawrenceville, off Ronald Reagan Parkway
Phone: 770 554-9707
The April 11th meeting will feature Charles Seabrook as the guest speaker talking on: “When the Birds Return — Spring in Georgia.” Mr. Seabrook has been a long-time environmental writer for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. His popular weekly column called “Wild Georgia” appears in the weekend AJC. In 1981, Seabrook was one of the first reporters in the world to write about a mysterious disease that would soon be known as AIDS. In addition, he has written extensively on global warming, air and water pollution, and songbird decline. He has won awards from the National Wildlife Federation, the Southern Environmental Law Center, and various press organizations. His newspaper series about Georgia’s mining industry won the Investigative Reporters and Editors “Best Story of the Year” award in 1994. In 2001, the state of Georgia gave him the R.L. “Rock” Howard Award, its highest conservation award. He has written numerous books.
There will be a covered dish dinner at 6:30. If you would like to eat with us, please bring a dish to share. Otherwise, come and hear Charles at 7:00.