The Kelly Adirondack Center and UCALL have announced Anne LaBastille: Trailblazer and Hell Raiser, a webinar exploring the life and legacy of Adirondack Woodswoman author and internationally recognized conservationist Anne LaBastille set for Thursday, February 18th, at 7 pm.
This biographical slideshow tribute by LaBastille’s longtime friend Leslie Surprenant features unpublished photos from throughout LaBastille’s life.
LaBastille was among the first to sound the alarm about the impacts of acid rain in the Adirondacks. She also researched the flightless Lake Atitlan Grebe of Guatemala and documented ecological conditions for new parks in Latin America and the Amazon Basin.
She authored 15 books, over 175 articles for popular and scientific audiences. She earned international recognition including the World Wildlife Fund Gold Medal for Conservation, the Explorers Club Citation of Merit, and Society of Women Geographers Gold Medal.
This program is free and open to the public, and will be held via Zoom. To join the webinar, click here.
Photo of Anne LaBastille provided.