A documentary on Aldo Leopold, the famous forester and environmentalist, will be screened at 6 p.m. March 15, at the Jackson County Public Library's community room.
This is the first documentary on the life and work of the legendary conservationist, tracing how he shaped and influenced the modern environmental movement. Special guest Curt Meine, Leopold biographer and host of the film, will be present for the free screenings.
Event sponsors are the N.C. Leopold Education Project, the N.C. Cooperative Extension Service, The Wilderness Society, the Western North Carolina Alliance, the U.S. Forest Service and the Land Trust for the Little Tennessee.
Other screenings in the region include:
• 6:30 p.m. March 16, the University of North Carolina-Asheville in the Highsmith University Union Grotto.
• 6 p.m. March 17, Crossnore Forestry Training Facility's main cafeteria.
• 8 p.m. March 21, Warren Wilson College's Canon Lounge.