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When: 4/20/2016
7 PM
Where: Creek Bend Nature Center
37W700 Dean St.
St. Charles, Illinois  60175
United States
Contact: 630-444-3190

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This monthly gathering is designed for book-lovers and nature enthusiasts. Every month we'll discuss a book about the environment, nature, or related topics. The books will be both non-fiction and fiction, covering a broad range of environmental issues. A diversity of viewpoints will be represented. The discussions are sure to be lively and informative!

The Nature Book Group will provide a foundation in classic environmental literature. We will also explore contemporary nature writing. This gathering is a great way to share your passion for the natural world and to formulate new ideas.

Discussions will take place in the library at Creek Bend Nature Center on the third Wednesday of every month at 7 pm. Light refreshments will be provided.

Silent Spring:
Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring was first published in three serialized excerpts in the New Yorker in June of 1962. The book appeared in September of that year and the outcry that followed its publication forced the banning of DDT and spurred revolutionary changes in the laws affecting our air, land, and water. Carson’s passionate concern for the future of our planet reverberated powerfully throughout the world, and her eloquent book was instrumental in launching the environmental movement. It is without question one of the landmark books of the twentieth century.