next Nature book club meeting: July 24, 2023
Our next Nature Book Club meeting is Monday, July 24, 2023, at 7 p.m. at the Shikellamy State Park's Marina pavilion #1. We will offer a Zoom component at the same time. If you plan to attend in this fashion, please indicate that via the form below.
Dave Kowalewski will lead the discussion of Marcia Bonta’s Appalachian Spring.
Previously reviewed books:
Our next Nature Book Club meeting on Juy 24, 2023, will discuss Marcia Bonta's Appalachian Spring. She lived on a mountain not far from State College, PA with her husband and sons. This book describes her reactions to the end of a long winter and the rebirth of springtime.
Dave Kowalewski will lead the discussion. This will be held in person at the Shikellamy State Park Marina's Pavilion 1 near, Sunbury, PA. as well as on Zoom.
Our meetings start at 7 p.m. If you have questions, contact Ann Fisher via email by clicking here.
Other books to be reviewed during 2023:
September 25: Dave Hafer will lead the discussion of Mitch Troutman's The Bootleg Coal Rebellion, about the history of mining for anthracite coal under dangerous conditions, and the reluctance of mine owners to accept labor unions. The author plans to attend the Nature Book Club meeting and has also offered to sell copies through our association in advance of this discussion. You can purchase a copy using the platform below, or you can send a check to the Middle Susquehanna Riverkeeper Association office at 112 Market Street, Sunbury PA 17801 for either $24 (to pick book up at office) or $30 to have it shipped to your home.
Book: The Bootleg Coal Rebellion
$24.00 - $30.00
Mitch Troutman's The Bootleg Coal Rebellion is about the history of mining for anthracite coal under dangerous conditions, and the reluctance of mine owners to accept labor unions. We are selling copies from the author in advance of our Sept. 25 Nature Book Club meeting. Cost is $24 if you are picking it up at our 112 Market Street, Sunbury, office or $30 to have it shipped to your door.
November 27: Kathy Henne will lead the discussion of Scott Weidensaul's A World on the Wing: the Global Odyssey of Migratory Birds. " What we’ve learned of these key migrations—how billions of birds circumnavigate the globe, flying tens of thousands of miles between hemispheres on an annual basis— is nothing short of extraordinary.' Scott Weidensaul (pronounced "Why-densaul") has lived almost all of his life among the long ridges and endless valleys of eastern Pennsylvania."