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Public Lecture on Facebook LIVE “Nature’s Allies: Lessons from Great Conservationists”

  • October 21, 2020
  • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Public Lecture on Facebook LIVE

“Nature’s Allies: Lessons from Great Conservationists”

Wednesday October 21, 2020 at 7:00pm (EST)

On Wednesday October 21 at 7:00 p.m. (EST), Professor Emeritus at North Carolina University Dr. Larry A. Nielsen will present “Nature’s Allies: Lessons from Great Conservationists” online on the National Conservation Training Center Facebook page, Professor Nielsens’s presentation tells the story of inspirational conservationists of the past with a focus on three of his book subjects: Chico Mendes, Billy Frank Jr. and Wangari Maathai.

A discussion with Dr. Nielsen covering his long-standing work in fisheries and wildlife management will occur from 6:00 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. (EST) at:

Dr. Larry Nielsen is Professor Emeritus of Natural Resources at North Carolina State University). Previously, he was Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor at North Carolina State University from 2005-2009. Before that appointment, he was Dean of the College of Natural Resources at NC State (2001-2004), Director of the School of Forest Resources at The Pennsylvania State University (1994-2001), and a faculty member and later head of the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences at Virginia Tech (1977-1994). Among more than 100 publications, he has co-edited/authored three textbooks on fisheries management. He is co-author, with three others, of Ecosystem Management, an innovative textbook published in 2002. His latest book is Nature’s Allies: Eight Conservationists Who Changed Our World (2017).

This talk is as part of NCTC’s Conservation Lecture Series, which is cosponsored by The Friends of the NCTC (

For more information, please contact Mark Madison (304-876-7276; or

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