Conserving the Lands and Waters of the Finger Lakes

Andrew Zepp, executive director of the Finger Lakes Land Trust, will talk about the work of the nonprofit conservation organization.
andy zepp portrait in front of waterfall
Oct. 23, 2017
12:15 pm
de Witt Lecture Hall (106), Zabriskie Hall

Andrew Zepp is executive director of the Finger Lakes Land Trust, an Ithaca-based non-profit conservation organization that works cooperatively with landowners and local communities to permanently protect undeveloped lands that are important to the character of the Finger Lakes Region. The Land Trust was established in 1989 through Cornell's Department of Natural Resources. Since then, the group has secured more than 19,000 acres of the region's remaining pristine lakeshore, rugged gorges, majestic forest, and scenic farmland.

Andy has worked in the conservation field for more than 20 years, including service as Associate Director for The Nature Conservancy's Central & Western NY Chapter and as Vice president for Programs for the Land Trust Alliance in Washington, DC. He has also served on a number of planning, conservation, and grant-making boards in the public sector. In addition to his MPS degree in Natural Resources, Andy also holds a BS in Industrial & Labor Relations from Cornell.

This event will take place at 12:20 p.m. Monday, October 23, in the de Witt Lecture Room (Zabriskie 106) on the Wells College campus. Admission is free, and all are welcome to attend.

This talk is part of the Center for Sustainability and the Environment's Sustainability Perspectives Series. Wells is committed to providing access to all events; anyone needing assistance should contact Marian Brown, director of the Center for Sustainability and the Environment, as soon as possible.

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