Shifting Sands

Lee Botts and Pat Wisniewski/2016/57 min/Conservation

FILM DESCRIPTION: Shifting Sands tells the story of how one region, where rare plants grow in the shadows of smokestacks, sparked a movement for a national park; a movement which eventually led to game-changing environmental policies with worldwide impact and unique partnerships on the path to a more sustainable world.

Saturday, March 11, 2:30 p.m.
Waukegan Public Library, 128 N. County St., Ray Bradbury Room (lower level), Waukegan

Pre- and Post-Film: We welcome Mark Bouman, Chicago Region Program Director for the Keller Science Action Center at The Field Museum. Mark will provide context for the film and also help us relate the story told in the film to the opportunities and challenges that we face on the North Shore of Lake Michigan. Conversation will be followed by an action resource fair.

Photo by Pete Doherty