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Durham County Library Presents a Film Screening: America’s First Forest: Carl Schenck and the Asheville Experiment

Program: Film Screening: America’s First Forest: Carl Schenck and the Asheville Experiment
Date: Monday, Feb. 27
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Southwest Regional Library, 3605 Shannon Rd., Durham, NC 27707
Cost: Free and open to the public

Durham, NC – Durham County Library presents a film screening of America’s First Forest: Carl Schenck and the Asheville Experiment on Monday, February 27 at 7 p.m. at Southwest Regional Library, 3605 Shannon Rd., Durham, NC 27707. This program is free and open to the public.

Join Dr. James G. Lewis, historian for the Forest History Society and an executive producer and writer of the film America’s First Forest: Carl Schenck and the Asheville Experiment, for a screening of this program made for public television. Learn about how a German forester named Carl Schenck came to America in 1895 to manage the forests at the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC, and helped launch the early conservation movement. A Q&A will follow the film.

This program is sponsored by the Durham Library Foundation. For more information, call 919-560-0268 or visit durhamcountylibrary.org.

Durham County Library encourages Discovery, connects the Community and leads in Literacy. As a department of Durham County Government, the library furthers Goal 1 of the county’s Strategic Plan by enhancing cultural, educational and creative opportunities. For more information about the library, visit durhamcountylibrary.org.

Contact: Stephanie Bonestell
919-560-0151 or sbonestell@dconc.gov

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