Sedona AZ (April 3, 2019) – In celebration of Earth Day, and as part of its Preserving the Wonder(tm) Speaker Series on Wednesday, April 10, 2019, please join Keep Sedona Beautiful (“KSB”) for a presentation by Lynne Nemeth, Executive Director of The Arboretum at Flagstaff.
Free to members, residents and visitors – all are welcome to join KSB at 5:30 p.m. at its historic Pushmataha Center on 360 Brewer Road. The evening will include complimentary appetizers donated by El Rincon Restaurante Mexicano and refreshments provided by KSB.
With this month’s presentation occurring within the same month as Earth Day, Lynne will explore the current reports on climate change in the southwest and share the latest thinking on what we can do about it – from landscape restoration efforts to individual actions.
Lynne Nemeth was appointed Executive Director of The Arboretum at Flagstaff in February of 2013. Prior to moving to Flagstaff in 2006, she served as Executive Director of the Howard County Conservancy, a land trust and environmental education center in Maryland. She has an extensive background as a non-profit administrator, and has worked for environmental, health, human services, and arts organizations. She holds an M.M. in Music Performance, and an M.A. in Environmental Studies with a concentration in Endangered Species Policy.
She has conducted field work for the Arboretum, traveling to Marble Canyon and the Coronado National Forest, surveying for endangered plant species. She has researched and written special reports about philanthropy and presented papers about gray wolf (Canis lupus) conservation at national and international conferences. She is certified in Wildlife Handling and Chemical Immobilization, and has studied wildlife tracking with Paul Rezendes, John McCarter, and Jim Halfpenny. Nemeth has sung professionally, and currently performs with the Master Chorale of Flagstaff and the Arizona Mountain Chorale, and serves as cantorial soloist with Congregation Lev Shalom in Flagstaff.
She lives with her husband, two horses, a dog and cat, and seven chickens.
Ms. Nemeth is delighted that The Arboretum is a member of the Northern Arizona Climate Change Alliance.
Keep Sedona Beautiful, Inc. is a nonprofit organization that, by acting through the stewardship of its members and volunteers, is committed to protecting and sustaining the unique scenic beauty and natural environment of the Greater Sedona Area. For more information about Keep Sedona Beautiful, please visit http://www.keepsedonabeautiful