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Lecture series honors Carpenter

The Highlands Biological Foundation’s brand-new signature event is just around the corner.

This lecture series honors HBF’s former director Sonya Carpenter. Sonya led HBF for nearly 10 years and grew the organization and its accomplishments immensely. As Highlands residents know, Sonya is a passionate advocate for the natural world with a focus on educating the community about the world around us. The Carpenter Lecture will feature Dr. Katharine Wilkinson, a leader at the forefront of the climate movement. Wilkinson co-founded The All We Can Save Project and co-hosts the podcast “A Matter of Degrees.” Her books on climate include “All We Can Save,” “The Drawdown Review,” the New York Times bestseller “Drawdown,” and “Between God & Green.” Time magazine named her one of 15 “women who will save the world.” Join HBF for this free community event in Sonya’s honor a 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 22, at the First Presbyterian Church of Highlands. A reception will follow. Register at www.highlandsbiological.org.

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