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April 10, 2015 – Social time, 6:30 (snacks welcome) Program, 7:00

 Ken Landgraf, Natural Resources Group Staff Officer of the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests, will expand our understanding of, and appreciation for the challenging job they do. This will include a brief review of the history of the National Forests in Virginia and a description of resources of the forests and how they are managed. Current issues facing the Forest Service will also be discussed.


Ken has been a Forest Service employee for thirty eight years, working as a hydrologist on the Hiawatha, George Washington and Jefferson National forests. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point with a BS in Water Resources and Biology. Ken has two grown children and lives with his wife in Roanoke County.

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Ken Landgraf                                         High country                    

The monthly program series Earth Friendly Friday presents topics of interest for environmentalists and those who enjoy and appreciate the natural world. It is the second Friday of each month, and it is jointly sponsored by the Roanoke Sierra Club and The Unitarian Universalist Church of Roanoke.  Location: The Unitarian Universalist Church of Roanoke, 2015 Grandin Road at Brandon (across from Patrick Henry High School).  It is free and open to the public.  Everyone is invited to bring a snack dish for sharing before and after the program. For more information contact Dan Crawford at 540-343-5080 dbcrawford@cox.net.

Earth Friendly Friday - UU Church of Roanoke