Press release courtesy of the Leopold Education Project of Oklahoma
Oklahoma City, OK -- The Oklahoma Wildlife Management Foundation (OWMF) announced today that it is hosting Aldo Leopold -- A Standard of Change, a one-man play performed by Jim Pfitzer.
Considered the father of wildlife management, Leopold wrote the best-selling book A Sand County Almanac prior to his death, which has sold more than two million copies to date.
Leopold died of a heart attack in 1948, while battling a wildfire on a neighbor's property.
According to the OWMF, there will be three performances of the play; all three are free and open to the public, but seating is limited at all locations.
The first performance is scheduled for Monday, April 20, at 7:00 pm, at the Oklahoma History Center at 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive, in Oklahoma City.
The second performance is set for Tuesday, April 21, at 7:30 pm, in Click Hall at the Oklahoma State University (OSU) Alumni Center in Stillwater. The Alumni Center is located across the street from the OSU Student Union.
The third performance is slated for Saturday, April 25, at 2:30 pm, in the Frossard Auditorium at the Hardesty Library in Tulsa.
These performances are made possible by a grant from the Oklahoma Humanities Council.
Other sponsors include the Oklahoma History Center, Jerome Westheimer Family Foundation, Mary K. Oxley Nature Center Assoc., Dept. of Integrative Biology-OSU, Dept. of Natural Resources Ecology & Management-OSU, Tulsa Audubon Society, Dave Zucconi, the Waters Family, Oklahoma Leopold Education Project, and the Oklahoma City Community Foundation.
For additional information, contact Luann Waters at (405) 642-9232.
Posted on April 7, 2015
by Chris Carroll