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Friday, September 12 • 12:00pm - 1:30pm
The Creation and Expansion of Protected Lands in The Americas: The Examples of Tompkins Conservation & Sierra Gorda Reserve - FREE ADMISSION LIMITED

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Forum Panelists:
Tom Butler (Foundation for Deep Ecology) Doug Tompkins(Founder of The North Face & Tomkins Conservation)-via SKYPE- Pati Ruiz Corzo, UN Champion of the Earth 2013, responsible for achieving Biosphere Reserve status for the Sierra Gorda under an exceptional public-private co-management system.
Jose Pablo Orrego, Goldman Environmental Prize

Speakers
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Tom Butler

Tom Butler is the editorial projects director for the Foundation for Deep Ecology and president of the Northeast Wilderness Trust. A conservation activist and writer, his books include Wild Earth: Wild Ideas for a World Out of Balance and Wildlands Philanthropy: The Great American Tradition, the latter a collaboration with photographer Antonio Vizcaíno that celebrates natural areas established over the... Read More →
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Pati Ruiz Corzo

Martha Isabel Ruiz Corzo is responsible for achieving Biosphere Reserve status for the Sierra Gorda under an exceptional public-private co-management system. Through her work and advocacy, 33 per cent of the State of Querétaro is now protected as a Biosphere Reserve. In 2008, the Sierra Gorda in the neighboring state of Guanajuato also achieved Biosphere Reserve status, resulting in another 280,000 hectares coming under conservation... Read More →
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Jose Pablo Orrego

Juan Pablo Orrego is a Chilean environmentalist, president of the activist group Grupo de Acción por el Biobío, which represents the indigenous Pehuenche people in the Biobío Region. He was awarded the Goldman Environmental Prize in 1997, for his organizing of protests against the ecological damages from a series of dam building projects involving the Biobío River, including... Read More →


Friday September 12, 2014 12:00pm - 1:30pm
The Dairy Center for the Arts, Performance Space. 26th & Walnut Street | Boulder, CO 80302

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