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John Elder talk

October 15, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

“Shadblow: Vermont’s Landscape and Community in a Time of Climate Change”
John Elder, Middlebury College Professor Emeritus of Environmental Studies and of English and American Literature, will focus his Tuesday evening talk on the native Vermont tree called alternatively shadblow and serviceberry and relate its deep cultural associations to current controversies surrounding climate change and renewable energy. As part of this reading, which will be adapted from his recent book Picking Up the Flute, Elder will play on his Irish (wooden) flute an air by Liz Carroll called “Island of Woods.”   This event is sponsored by AAUW.

This event is open to the public.


October 15, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Community Room
75 Main St.