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Neil Hamilton

August 3, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Prairie Lights

Neil Hamilton will talk about his new book, The River Knows: How Water and Land Will Shape Our Future, published by Ice Cube Press.  “Challenges abound when striving to protect soil and water quality in an Ag-Driven state. But so do solutions… Read this not just to understand the problems we face but to support the hope of a more just future for communities, water, and soil through the actions this thoughtful river knows all about.”—Pat Boddy, former Iowa DNR deputy and interim director
Neil Hamilton is the author of the previous book, The Land Remains.  An emeritus professor of law and the former director of the Agricultural Law Center at Drake University; his advice is sought by Presidential candidates, cabinet secretaries, reporters, and others looking for insight on issues involving farming, rural society, conservation, and land tenure. He has served on a variety of non-profit boards including the Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation and Seed Savers Exchange. He lives with his wife at Sunstead Farm near Waukee, Iowa.


August 3, 2023
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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