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Documentary on conservationist Aldo Leopold to screen Nov. 17 at Montgomery auditorium

November 4, 2011

"Green Fire" logo“Green Fire,” the first full-length, high-definition documentary film ever made about legendary conservationist Aldo Leopold and his environmental legacy, will screen at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, inside the Terwilliger Auditorium of Montgomery Hall.

The documentary shares highlights from Leopold’s extraordinary career, explaining how he shaped conservation and the modern environmental movement.

It also illustrates how Leopold’s vision of a community that cares about both people and land continues to inform and inspire people across the country and around the world, highlighting modern projects that put Leopold’s land ethic in action in a multitude of ways.

Admission is free. Sponsors are the NIU Institute for the Study of the Environment, Sustainability & Energy and Citizens for a Sustainable DeKalb County.

For more information, call (815) 753-5987 or email [email protected].