Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Lenoir-Rhyne to host 5th Annual Asheville Bioneers Conference

The 5th Annual Asheville Bioneers Conference, an event of the Bioneers Resilient Community Network, is coming to Asheville April 5th, 8th, and 9th. This FREE three-day event is presented by Lenoir-Rhyne University and the Reese Institute for Conservation of Natural Resources.

The conference will bring together talks from the national conference in California with panels of local community members to discuss relevant themes related to building a better community. Conference presenters will provide a snapshot of their work in the community and lead discussions with conference attendees on topics including: 1) Community rights, natural world rights 2) Social Justice meets Environmental Justice 3) Youth Activism and Intergenerational Engagement 4) Unifying movements to connect our community.

DATE: April 5th (Wednesday), 8th (Saturday), and 9th (Sunday)

TIME: Wednesday, April 5th 5:30-8PM; Saturday, April 8th, 1-5 PM, and Sunday, April 9th 2-5PM LOCATION: Lenoir-Rhyne University Asheville, 36 Montford Avenue, Asheville, NC, Boardroom

CONTACT: Susy Chandler at (828) 407-4263 if you have any questions

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