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Great Smoky Mountains National Park chief ranger and Auburn alumna Lisa Hendy ’94, giving virtual talk March 25

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Lisa Hendy '94

The School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences at Auburn University will host a virtual talk with Auburn alumna Lisa Hendy ’94, chief ranger of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, on March 25 in commemoration of its 75th Anniversary.

Hendy is the first speaker in the virtual “7 for 75 Speaker Series” as part of the school’s yearlong celebration, which began March 1. She will talk about her time at Auburn and her roles as chief ranger and lead supervisor of the Appalachian/Piedmont Zone Wildlife and Land Fire Program, which serves 22 parks in the Southeast.

The talk is open to the public via Zoom from 2-3 p.m. CT at https://auburn.zoom.us/j/86046413902, and live-streamed via the school’s Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/ausfws/live/.

The “7 for 75 Speaker Series” is designed to feature distinguished alumni and industry leaders representing an array of forestry, wildlife and natural resource fields and enterprises. Speakers will cover a wide range of topics, from land management to current and future technology to stakeholder engagement.

The next speaker will be Adam Howard ’97, director of farm operations at the Arbor Day Farm of the Arbor Day Foundation, on April 29 from 2-3 p.m. CT. For more information, visit https://sfws.auburn.edu/sfws-75th-anniversary/ .

 

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