Dean Rimby to speak at PAEP November 2013 Central Section Program


Mira Lloyd Dock and the Progressive Era Conservation Movement

Presented by: Dr. Susan Rimby, Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Education, Lock Haven University

Date: Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Location: Rachel Carson Building Auditorium, 400 Market Street, Harrisburg, Pa. 17101-2301

Time: 3:30 pm to 5:30 p.m.

Co-Sponsored by: DCNR Wild Resource Conservation Program, Capital Area Greenbelt Association, Society of Women Environmental Professionals, and PA Parks and Forestry Foundation

You are invited to join us to learn about the life and career of a remarkable woman, Mira Lloyd Dock, a university-trained botanist, lecturer, women's club leader, activist in the City Beautiful Movement in Harrisburg, and public official. She was a key Pennsylvania figure in the Progressive Era Conservation Movement.

Dr. Rimby will be introduced by Marci Mowery, President of the PA Parks and Forestry Foundation.

The program will begin with a networking session from 3:30 to 4:00 p.m. After Dr. Rimby's presentation, there will be a question and answer session.

There will be no registration fee for the event.

If you have any questions, please contact JT Graupensperger at