Former Lt. Governor Barbara Lawton will be the guest speaker tonight (May 18), when the 2011 Champions of Conservation Award Program is held on the UW-Green Bay campus. Her talk is titled “Cultivating Environmental Stewardship in the Lakeshore Region.” Co-hosts of the event on campus are UW-Green Bay entities including the institution’s Center for Food in Community and Culture, as well as the Environmental Management and Business Institute (EMBI).
Reservations are required for the Champions of Conservation Award Program, which will run from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the Phoenix Room, but Lawton’s presentation at 7 p.m. in the Phoenix Room is open to the general public. Reservations are not required. Admission is free, but donations will be accepted.