Knox to host Bioneers conference

From: The Register Mail (Galesburg, IL)

Knox College will host the second annual Prairie Fire Bioneers Conference Oct. 26-28. Affiliated with the National Bioneers Conference held in San Rafael, Calif., Knox’s conference is one of 24 satellite conferences across the country…

The conference will feature renowned speaker Julia Butterfly Hill delivering a keynote address on the Knox campus, as well as numerous plenary speakers via satellite. Hill is an American activist and environmentalist best known for living in a 180-foot-tall, roughly 1,500-year-old California Redwood tree for 738 days from 1997 to 1999. Local workshops will be hosted by regional leaders such as representatives from Illinois Citizens for Clean Air and Water (ICCAW), the University of Illinois Extension Office, and the Sustainable Business Center… Read more…