Environmental Films At Knight Memorial Library

Providence Community Library, the Friends of Knight Memorial Library and Trees 2020 are excited to present two free environmentally-themed films tonight at the Knight Memorial Library, starting at 6pm.

The Man Who Planted Trees (30 minutes animated)
This film tells the story of a shepherd who repairs the ruined ecosystem of a secluded valley by singlehandedly cultivating a forest over a thirty year period.

Return to the Forest Where We Live (60 min)
Return to the Forest Where We Live includes a look at the devastation of the urban forests in New Orleans and the Mississippi Gulf Coast caused by Hurricane Katrina. Other featured cities include Los Angeles, Baltimore, Washington, D.C. and Charlotte, North Carolina. This film was produced and directed by Louisiana Public Broadcastings Liz Barnes and written by Charles E. Richard (Louisiana: A History).

Ray Perreault, from Trees 2020 will be showing and discussing the films along with talking about tree planting opportunities in Providence.

6pm, Monday, Knight Library, info at 401.467.2700 x1603

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