Call of the Forest

Jeffrey McKay/2016/52 min/Conservation

FILM DESCRIPTION: The science and enchantment of the global forest provides us with answers to modern dilemmas. “Call of the Forest: The Forgotten Wisdom of Trees” follows scientist and acclaimed author Diana Beresford-Kroeger as she investigates our profound biological and spiritual connection to forests. Beresford-Kroeger explores the most beautiful forests in the Northern Hemisphere from the sacred sugi and cedar forests of Japan to the great boreal forest of Canada. She shares the amazing stories behind the history and legacy of these ancient forests while also explaining the science of trees and the irreplaceable roles they play in protecting and feeding the planet.

Sunday, March 10, 2 to 4 p.m. [Lake County]
St. Joseph Catholic Church, 121 E. Maple Ave.
Koenig Center, Libertyville

After the film, participate in Q&A, and learn about meaningful action opportunities, with Lydia Scott, Director, Morton Arboretum. Facilitator: Celeste Flores, Faith in Place. Also engage with action and project ideas through: Audubon Society, Faith in Place, Sierra Club, Lake County Forest Preserve, Lake County Green Congregations, Archdiocese of Chicago, and others.

Doors open 30 minutes before start time. Arrive early to avoid lines and get best seats. ADA compliant accessible venue.