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The public is welcome to our regular Social/Educational meetings 7:30 p.m. on the 4th Tuesday of each month at the Chapter House,
8816 West River Road, Brooklyn Park
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For more information call 763-421-6781.
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Tuesday, August 27, 2019 7:30 p.m.
Amanda Babcock

Land Stewardship Project

 

Amanda Babcock is the State Policy Organizer for the Land Stewardship Project (LSP), a grassroots membership organization with the mission to foster an ethic of stewardship for the land, promote sustainable agriculture, and develop healthy communities. She has been on staff with LSP for two years, organizing with rural and farmer members in Minnesota to transform the farm and food system to be sustainable, equitable and just. Amanda has a B.S. in Environmental Science and will soon have a M.A. in Advocacy and Political Leadership.

 

During her time with LSP, Amanda has worked with the Izaak Walton League on securing state funding for the Forever Green Initiative at the University of Minnesota, which is developing and building markets for profitable cover crops and perennials that build soil health, sequester carbon, and clean our water. In her talk, she will discuss LSPís holistic approach to the biggest crises we face, from climate change to the farm crisis, and how each person can play a role in tackling them.

 

To see what issues the Land Stewardship Project worked on during the 2019 MN Legislative Session, visit: https://landstewardshipproject.org/posts/blog/1203

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photographs

Thank you to local photographer Marlene Sternberger who has given us permission to post some of her wildlife photographs. All ohif them were taken in the Coon Rapids Dam area in Brooklyn Park.

 

MONTHLY MEETINGS

Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are held at the Chapter House, 8816 West River Road, Brooklyn Park, MN (three miles north of the junction of Highway 252 and Interstate 694). Telephone: 763-561-5364.

Social/Educational Meetings are held the 4th Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. They are free of charge and the public is cordially invited to attend. Members of the Minneapolis Audubon Chapter join us for our summer meetings and programs are planned jointly.

Board of Directors meetings are held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m.

 

 

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W. J. Breckenridge Chapter, IWLA
8816 West River Road
Brooklyn Park, MN 55444
763-561-5364 (Please leave message)
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