The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at The University of Alabama is presenting “A Special Night with Doug Phillips.” Dr. Phillips will talk about, and present, a special showing of Discovering Alabama’s latest program entitled, “Alabama’s Private Forests.”
Dr. Doug Phillips is creator, host, and executive producer of “Discovering Alabama” an Emmy Award-winning PBS show, The event takes place at the Bryant Conference Center at 6:30 on March 2nd. This will be a free event but to attend please call 205-348-3000 and register in advance.
Phillips has spent more than three decades describing the natural wonders and unique diversity of Alabama. He has pioneered many other important Alabama initiatives for education and conservation in Alabama, including an acclaimed school curriculum, and the nationally recognized wild lands conservation model, the Alabama Forever Wild Program.
“Discovering Alabama” won two Emmy-Awards in 2011 for episodes highlighting the effects on humans, animals and the state’s ecosystems by the BP Deepwater Horizons Oil Spill. Additionally, the show received another Emmy-Award for an in-depth look at space science at Marshall Space Flight Center.
Phillips is the coordinator for Environmental Information and Education with the Alabama Museum of Natural History at The University of Alabama. He has authored numerous publications including award-winning books, “Discovering Alabama Wetlands” and “Discovering Alabama Forests.” Dr. Doug will be available to sign books or answer questions.
OLLI offers a unique opportunity for adults 50 and over to select from a wide variety of noncredit classes, discussions, social events, and travel specifically designed to fit their lifestyle and interests.
For more information or to register, phone 205-348-3000.
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CONTACT DR. DOUG PHILLIPS AT DRDOUG@DISCOVERINGALABAMA.ORG. LET DOUG KNOW THAT DISCOVERING ALABAMA IS APPRECIATED. THANKS!
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