A Conversation with Author Dan Egan


7:30-8:30 PM


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Join Dan Egan, Pulitzer Prize-nominated author of The Devil’s Element: Phosphorus and a World Out of Balance and The Death and Life of the Great Lakes, for a conversation about the role of phosphorus in our daily lives, how it impacts our environment, and its role in shaping agriculture.

Dan Egan for many years covered the Great Lakes for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Now he writes occasional long-form pieces about climate change for national media outlets, including the New York Times, and is a senior water policy fellow at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s School of Freshwater Sciences. He is the author of THE DEVIL’S ELEMENT: PHOSPHORUS AND A WORLD OUT OF BALANCE and the New York Times bestseller THE DEATH AND LIFE OF THE GREAT LAKES. Twice a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, he has won the Alfred I. duPont–Columbia University Award, John B. Oakes Award, AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Award, and J. Anthony Lukas Work-in-Progress Award. A graduate of the Columbia Journalism School, he lives in Milwaukee with his wife and children.

This event is sponsored by the Finger Lakes Land Trust and the Finger Lakes Institute. The discussion will be moderated by Harold van Es, Professor of Soil and Water Management at Cornell University.

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