Conservation Icons: Dr. Jonathan Foley to speak in Walnut Creek Nov. 22

Ready to hear inspiring ways to address our changing climate? World-renowned environmental scientist and sustainability expert Dr. Jonathan Foley will speak Nov. 22 about how to solve the immediate impact of climate change as part of Lindsay Wildlife’s third annual Conservation Icons speaker series.

A respected scientist, inspiring speaker and author, Foley’s work focuses on understanding our changing planet and finding proactive solutions to the shifting climate. He will speak at 6 p.m. in the Margaret Lesher Theatre at the Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Drive, Walnut Creek.

Foley is executive director of San Francisco-based Project Drawdown, a nonprofit research organization focused on science-based global climate solutions. As a speaker, Foley has addressed audiences at the National Geographic Society, the National Science March in Washington, D.C. and the World Bank, among other groups. His articles have appeared in publications including ScienceNatureThe New York Times and Scientific American.

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Subscription series tickets are available here. Be sure to catch the remaining speakers in this incredibly informative series!


 2019-2020 Conservation Icons Speaker Schedule

  • 6 p.m. Jan. 11, 2020 Obi Kaufmann, naturalist, artist and author of “The California Field Atlas” and “The State of Water: Understanding California’s Most Precious Resource”
  • 6 p.m. Feb. 8, 2020 Dr. Lisa Tell, UC Davis, Hummingbird health and conservation
  • 6 p.m. March 28, 2020 Carlos de la Rosa, Wildlife conservation efforts in California and abroad
  • 6 p.m. April 17, 2020 Harry Fuller, journalist, guide and bird expert, Great gray owls
  • 6 p.m. May 9, 2020 Richard Neidhardt, Pinnacles National Park, California condors