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Wednesday, 19 June 2013 13:57

Earnhardt to discusses N.C. eco-heritage

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out earnhardtTom Earnhardt, host of the television program “Exploring North Carolina,” will give a presentation highlighting the uniqueness of the state’s ecological heritage at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 27, at Western Carolina University’s Mountain Heritage Center.

 

An attorney by profession, Earnhardt also is a conservationist and naturalist who serves as writer, co-producer and host for the “Exploring North Carolina” series, which focuses on the natural resources of North Carolina and the Southeast. The show airs on UNC-TV and has been nominated three times for an Emmy.

Earnhardt has written and edited books addressing topics such as mayflies, saltwater fly fishing and boat design. His most recent work, Crossroads of the Natural World, examines the ways in which North Carolina is a unique ecological crossroads. In the book, he explores the effects of invasive species, the importance of forested buffers along waterways, the roles of naturalists and the challenges posed by climate change and sealevel rise.

The presentation is being co-sponsored by City Lights Bookstore of Sylva.

Free. 828.227.7129.

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