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Bill McKibben in Chico

BEC is proud to be co-hosting with KZFR a visit from author, educator, and renowned environmentalist Bill McKibben at the Chico Masonic Family Center from 6 - 9pm.

Friday, June 5         Doors open at 6pm; Presentation at 7:30pm

This is a General Admission seated show at the Masonic Family Center at 1110 W East Ave in Chico.

Bill McKibben in Chico

Bill McKibben's 1989 book The End of Nature is regarded as the first book for a general audience about climate change, and has appeared in 24 languages. He is founder of 350.org, the first planet-wide, grassroots climate change movement. The Schumann Distinguished Scholar in Environmental Studies at Middlebury College and a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, he was the 2013 winner of the Gandhi Prize and the Thomas Merton Prize, and holds honorary degrees from 18 colleges and universities; Foreign Policy named him to their inaugural list of the world's 100 most important global thinkers, and the Boston Globe said he was "probably America's most important environmentalist." A former staff writer for the New Yorker, he writes frequently a wide variety of publications around the world, including the New York Review of Books, National Geographic, and Rolling Stone. He lives in the mountains above Lake Champlain with his wife, the writer Sue Halpern.

Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at the BEC office, at Chico Paper Company in downtown Chico, or online at Brownpapertickets.

A limited number of tickets are available on a sliding scale or "pay what you can" for youth or people with limited income.  Contact BEC to get one of these tickets.  Call 530-891-6424 or come to our office in downtown Chico at 116 West 2nd St, suite 3.

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Contact Phone: 
(530) 891-6424
Date of Event: 
June 5, 2015:
6:00pm to 9:00pm
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