Silent Spring: Leslie Goddard as Rachel Carson
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While aesthetically pleasing, lush lawns can come at a price. Conservationist Rachel Carson’s monumental book, "Silent Spring," which was published in 1962, documented the damaging effects that pesticides used in farming and gardening had on the environment. Join popular first-person interpreter Leslie Goddard portraying the legendary biologist to learn more about Carson’s role and experiences in shaping the environmentalism we know today. This takes place in the Education Center and members are free, with a suggested $5 donation to guests.