Tom Wessels, an ecologist, author and founding director of the master’s degree program in conservation biology at Antioch University of New England will discuss the foundational principles of sustainability Thursday, June 7, at 7 p.m. at the Norfield Grange, 12 Goodhill Road.
Mr. Wessels is the current chairman of The Center for Whole Communities. He is former chairman of the Robert and Patricia Switzer foundation and he served as an ecological consultant to the Rain Forest Alliance’s SmartWood Green Certification Program.
Mr. Wessels has conducted landscape level workshops throughout the United States for more than 30 years. His books include Reading the Forested Landscape and The Granite Landscape.
The discussion is sponsored by The Weston Sustainabilty Committee. Refreshments will be served and books will be available for purchase.