September 29: “The Future of our Countryside” with Eric Freyfogle

“The Future of Our Countryside” by Dr. Eric Freyfogle
The vast rural landscapes of the Midwest show many signs of decline, environmental, economic, and social, despite the ever-higher crop yields.  We’ll review these challenges as a prelude to imagining ways to bring greater health and beauty to these lands an waters while reviving wildlife, expanding natural diversity, and accommodating a changing climate.