Bronski to Speak on Protecting Water Quality

Oct. 5, 2012 

BLOOMINGTON, Ill.— On Thursday, Oct. 11, the Illinois Wesleyan University Student Sierra Coalition (SSC) and the Environmental Studies Program will co-host the visit of Peter Bronski, the coordinator of the Sustainable Communities Program for Audubon International.

Bronski will give a talk titled, "Using Mother Nature's 'Ecosystem Services' and Environmental Best Management Practices to Protect Water Quality," at 8 p.m. in room C101 of the Center of Natural Science Learning and Research (201 Beecher St., Bloomington). The event is free and open to the public.

Bronski will speak about how communities, land managers and agencies can use Mother Nature's "ecosystem services" to protect water quality and save money at the same time.

An award-winning writer, nature photographer and environmental speaker, Bronski holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Natural Resources from Cornell University and is a member of the Society for Conservation Biology.

As coordinator of the Sustainable Communities Program for Audubon International, Bronski works with municipal governments, businesses, universities, state and federal agencies and other stakeholders to foster more sustainable communities rooted in environmental health, economic vitality, and a high quality of life.

For additional information contact Brittany Brady at bbrady@iwu.edu.

Contact: Katherine Filippo, '12, (309) 556-3181 univcomm@iwu.edu