Last month, at the National Audubon convention, Winona LaDuke, an internationally renowned activist working on issues of sustainable development, renewable energy, and food systems, gave a great key note address. She lives and works on the White Earth reservation in northern Minnesota, and is a two-time vice presidential candidate with Ralph Nader for the Green Party. You can see more about her at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Winona_LaDuke.
While she talks about the pipeline issues, she addresses the many environmental issues we face today. Below is her talk, which is about an hour:
Audubon Convention 2019 Highlights
Over a long weekend in July, more than 600 college students, conservation leaders, chapter members, scientists, and birders from throughout the hemisphere gathered in Milwaukee for Audubon’s biennial convention. Designed to bring together the organization’s robust network of volunteers and staff, the 2019 Audubon Convention, themed “Audubon for Everyone,” was a four-day event designed to foster stronger collaborations and help people build their skills to help protect birds and the places they need.
View the highlights of the conference in this short video: