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Call of the Forest: The Forgotten Wisdom of Trees

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The Loft at Harden & Huyse Cafe

201 Division Street

Cobourg, ON K9A 5H7

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Screening of 'Call of the Forest' and speaker Diana Beresford-Kroeger about her new memoir 'To Speak for the Trees'. Book signing to follow.

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Canadian botanist, biochemist and visionary Diana Beresford-Kroeger's startling insights into the hidden life of trees have already sparked a quiet revolution in how we understand our relationship to forests.

Please join us on October 20th to see the the acclaimed documentary ‘Call of the Forest - The Forgotten Wisdom of Trees’ by Jeff McKay featureing Diana Beresford Kroeger. Come to hear directly from Diana about why trees matter and her new memoir, To Speak for the Trees: My Life’s Journey from Ancient Celtic Wisdom to a Healing Vision of the Forest. The screening and talk will be followed by a book signing.

About the Film: The science and enchantment of the global forest provides us with answers to modern dilemmas. This documentary features scientist and acclaimed author Diana Beresford-Kroeger. The film follows Diana as she investigates our profound biological and spiritual connection to forests. Her global journey explores the science, folklore, and restoration challenges of this essential eco-system.

Beresford-Kroeger explores the most beautiful forests in the Northern Hemisphere from the sacred sugi and cedar forests of Japan to the great boreal forest of Canada. She shares the amazing stories behind the history and legacy of these ancient forests while also explaining the science of trees and the irreplaceable roles they play in protecting and feeding the planet.

About Diana Berefsford-Kroeger: Diana is a world-recognized botanist, medical biochemist and author, whose work uniquely combines western scientific knowledge and the traditional concepts of the ancient world. Her books include The Sweetness of a Simple Life, The Global Forest, Arboretum Borealis, Arboretum America, Time Will Tell, and A Garden for Life. Among many honours, Beresford-Kroeger was elected as a fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society in 2011. Her work has inspired artists and writers, as well as leading scientists. She is the author and presenter of a feature documentary, Call of the Forest, and is also at the heart of an upcoming three-part series airing on PBS called The Truth about Trees. Currently she is advocating on behalf of an ambitious global "bioplan" encouraging ordinary people to develop a new relationship with nature and join together to help restore the global forest.

About Living Ways: Living Ways contributes to leaving a legacy of love and wisdom through transformative experiences and initiatives that foster hope, empowerment, and healing for people and the planet.

When: Sun October 20, 2019, 4- 6 PM (Doors open 3:45 PM)

Where: The Loft, 201 Division St., Cobourg, ON K9A 5H7

Host: Leslie Fell on behalf of Living Ways (non profit) info@livingways.org

Tickets: Online: calloftheforest.eventbrite.ca $20. - $25.

Cash $20. at by Ken Prue at The Loft 201 Division St., Cobourg, ON as of Sept 6

At the Door: $25. (if seating is still available)

Come to be Inspired and to Support Diana Beresford-Kroeger and Living Ways!

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