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Friends of Ashley Schiff Friendraiser with Speak Drew Lanham - Shared screen with speaker view
Lauren Donovan
37:49
HI everyone!! Welcome to the Friends of Ashley Schiff Preserve 51st Celebration of Forever Wild via Zoom! Any questions you may have, you can ask them here.
Jenina Cristello
38:13
I'm not sure why there needs to be a pledge of allegiance to a country that children don't yet understand
Margaret Conover
40:26
I thought it was 26 acres, not 22 acres??
Karen Schiff
41:19
Yes, thank you!
Donna M. DiGiovanni
41:39
The actual size was affected by small changes to the border regions near the edge of the preserve over time.
Mark Lewis
42:23
He was a professor of political science
Donna M. DiGiovanni
47:20
You can also contact me by donna.digiovanni@stonybrook.edu if you need help with a donation.
Wali Pirzada
47:51
Very cool!
David Taylor
48:11
Great work students!
Hogyeum Joo
48:56
So proud of all the student Volunteers!
Sharon Pochron
51:57
Yes, political science. My apologies
Jenina Cristello
58:41
I see that this is being recorded, will we have access to the video too?
Sharon Pochron
59:04
yes
Lauren Donovan
59:05
Yes this is being recorded
Lauren Donovan
59:21
And yes, you will have access!
Jenina Cristello
59:33
awesome, thank you!
Lauren Donovan
59:36
:)
Jenina Cristello
01:00:09
He's such an eloquent speaker; absolutely glorious.
Meagan Ilkay
01:00:09
Hi Ms. Donovan, sorry, Where can we access the recording? Please advise. Thank you!
Lauren Donovan
01:01:35
Meagan, Let me confirm how you can access this. I will let you know shortly
Meagan Ilkay
01:01:57
Thank you!
Lauren Donovan
01:02:47
Meagan, the recording should be available on the website, https://ashleyschiff.org/
Meagan Ilkay
01:07:43
Thank you so much!
Sharon Pochron
01:17:20
I love the idea of standing hoof to hand to fin
Malcolm Bowman
01:18:27
We need to acknowledge the passing of Muriel Weyl a few months ago, at the age of 94. She worked for Ashley in the early days as his scheduler of visiting famous persons to the campus. This included Stewart Udall, former US Secretary of the Interior, who blessed the Preserve to be “Forever Wild”. Muriel was a life long friend of Dorothy, and a strong supporter of the Friends.
David Taylor
01:19:03
sigh
David Taylor
01:19:16
What beautiful ideas
Meagan Ilkay
01:19:46
Wow doctor, I love the way you phrased, “ a place of peaceful wild protest” Truly well-said.
Alyssa Diodato
01:19:59
agreed
H Hutner
01:20:38
yes, peaceful wild protest 🙏
Malcolm Bowman
01:20:55
Greetings to Karen Schiff, daughter of Dorothy & Ashley, and Russell Schiff whom I believe is Dorothy & Ashley’s grandson.
Megan Gallagher
01:21:51
May we ask questions here for Drew?
Samy Sasoun
01:21:54
Thank you!
Melany Taranto
01:21:57
Thank you, Drew!
David Taylor
01:22:13
Amazing Drew!
Bob Thacker
01:22:15
Thank you!
H Hutner
01:22:32
Drew, would you speak of Chris Cooper, and your work on being black and addressing race and wilderness... thinking of your hoodie piece in Orion.
Donna M. DiGiovanni
01:22:44
Drew, thank you for your insights and inspirations. We'll continue to fight for the preserve.
H Hutner
01:22:49
thank you.
Hogyeum Joo
01:23:11
Thank you Drew!
Megan Gallagher
01:23:18
Thank you!!
Margaret Conover
01:23:31
Are there really 111 people attending this event????
Maria Brown
01:23:31
Wonderful presentation Drew!
Grace Wang
01:23:31
Thank you so much Drew for your insightfulness and wealth of knowledge, it was truly a privilege to hear you speak!
Mei-Lyn Stout
01:23:55
To Dr.Lanham. do you find it difficult to balance fighting for environmental issues while also fighting for issue regarding systemic racism?
Meagan Ilkay
01:23:55
Thank you Dr. Drew, would love to hear more about dealing with racism in your fight to protect and appreciate the wilderness. Thank you!
Rachele Longchallon
01:24:35
such a good question!
Myra Arshad
01:24:46
Dr. Lanham thank you for your wonderful talk. As a student of color who grew up on Long Island I think it is powerful to think of the Ashley Schiff preserve as a place of protest, considering how segregated Long Island is. My question is How do we incorporate anti-racism learning with conservation practices without making it the responsibility of solely BIPOC folk?
H Hutner
01:25:51
Myra, great question!
Karen Schiff
01:25:54
Russell is probably honored that you think he is young enough to be Dorothy's grandson. He is actually her nephew. Noah who was on is one of her grandsons. Arianna is a granddaughter.
Chris Cumella
01:27:55
This was a wonderful and articulate discussion, Dr. Lanham. Do you know of any volunteer opportunities in which SBU students can become involved with to contribute to the cause?
Mark Lewis
01:29:48
I have to leave. Enjoyed the presentation. Thank everyone for keeping the work of Professor Schiff alive.
Ibrahim Jobe
01:30:04
How do we shift the argument away from environment vs economy? That protecting the environment in the long term is great for the economy.
Hogyeum Joo
01:30:17
Follow Ashely Schiff Preserve on Social MediaFacebook -[https://www.facebook.com/AshleySchiffPreserve/]Instagram - [https://www.instagram.com/ashleyschiffpreserve/]and stay updated on events, information, involvement opportunities and SBU Student Volunteer Opportunities!
Rachele Longchallon
01:31:15
thank you Hogyeum!
Rachele Longchallon
01:33:23
love your piece in Orion Drew! So powerful!!
Isaac Nikolic
01:34:38
central park 5
H Hutner
01:37:02
https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.washingtonpost.com/arts-entertainment/2020/06/23/christian-cooper-central-park-birder-comics/%3foutputType=amp
Michelle Whittaker
01:41:09
(Question from Craig Kite) Is there a way to preserve ecosystems and draw our own needs from them as humans at the same time? Why do the concepts of wilderness and human society have to be separate, if it was not necessarily so for First Nations? can you speak to what different cultural prisms can teach us about how to preserve wilderness and billions of people at the same time?
Russell Schiff
01:43:11
take it one step at a time and keep the message moving forward...
Blake Schnell
01:44:07
Dr. Lanham, thank you so much for the presentation! In these disorienting times, birding seems like an activity that has a unique ability to ground the birder in the present moment. Birding seems to be a rather accessible activity as well, with a fairly low barrier to entry. As I'm sure many people (including myself) are looking to get into such therapeutic activities during the pandemic, do you have any tips for fledgling birders?
Alyssa Diodato
01:44:39
You mentioned how conservation is a verb and how we feel deeply about the environment. How do you think we can deal with compassion fatigue, balancing the personal and professor? How do you think we can evolve past this field's heritage that involves manifest destiny, classism, etc.?
Patricia Paladines
01:46:10
Blake, if you are in the Stony Brook area contact the Four Harbor Audubon Society. www.4has.org.
Rachele Longchallon
01:56:20
Dr. Lanham thank you so much for your time your thoughts on these matters are truly inspiring! You mentioned that you were forced to go to church as a child, and as someone who has grown up in a very religious household I relate to this a lot. My question is how do you deal with family members who may say that you are “too radical” for the opinions that you hold?
H Hutner
01:57:05
wow
Lauren Donovan
02:01:42
Thank you all for your questions.
Mingzhi Sun
02:02:19
Due to the globally air pollution problem, does the electric cars really help to reduce the emission problems? Thank you!
Hogyeum Joo
02:06:10
Follow Ashely Schiff Preserve on Social MediaFacebook - @AshleySchiffPreserve [https://www.facebook.com/AshleySchiffPreserve/]Instagram - [https://www.instagram.com/ashleyschiffpreserve/]and stay updated on events, information, involvement opportunities and SBU Student Volunteer Opportunities!and Visit AshleySchiff.org to learn more about what we do :)
Georgia LaMair
02:06:26
Wonderful program, thank you all.
Tanya Sengupta
02:06:40
great talk, thank you!
Ibrahim Jobe
02:06:43
Thank You
Hogyeum Joo
02:06:44
contact donna.digiovanni@stonybrook.edu if you need help with a donation.
Ryan Silver
02:06:47
Thank you!
Melany Taranto
02:06:47
Thank you everyone for this great presentation!
Rachele Longchallon
02:06:51
thank you!
Joseph Hertelendy
02:06:52
Thank you so much!!! ^__^
Melissa Cohen
02:06:52
Thank you!
Arie Asem
02:06:52
Thank you!
Johanna Mitra
02:06:53
Thank you!!
Jayda Brown
02:06:54
Thank you!! Have a great night everyone!
Gia Nealy
02:06:57
Thank you!!
Adam McCarvill
02:06:57
Dr. Lanham- Thank you so much for your time and powerful statements filled with wisdom
Megan Gallagher
02:06:59
Thank you!!!
Isabelle Wolpert
02:07:00
Thank you so much!
Clare Dana
02:07:02
Thank you so much!
Carley Casio
02:07:03
Thank You!
Bob Thacker
02:07:04
Thanks Everyone!
Blake Schnell
02:07:04
Thank you!
Samy Sasoun
02:07:08
Thank you for hosting this wonderful event everyone!
Thomas Wilson
02:07:10
Thank you!
Patricia Paladines
02:07:15
Thank you!! This was fantastic! Beautiful words and inspiration.
Nicholas Baball-Khan
02:07:16
Thank you very much!
Catherine Sander
02:07:16
Thank you!
Kellianne Ticcony
02:07:18
Thank you!!
Alyson Wuagneux
02:07:19
Thank you Dr. Lanham!
Molly Showers
02:07:20
Thank you, this was very inspirational!
Meagan Ilkay
02:07:21
Thank you!
H Hutner
02:07:39
Thank you! Amazing evening!
Luci Betti-Nash
02:07:46
Fabulous, thank you!
Alec Miranda
02:07:54
Thank you!
Catherine Osiecki
02:08:34
Amazing Program! Thank you!
Ronald Sarner
02:08:59
Thanks to all. Working at a SUNY campus upstate, this virtual medium is, regretfully, the only way that I can participate, so I truly appreciate it.
Megan Gallagher
02:09:02
That is beautiful!!!
Myra Arshad
02:09:03
Thank you so much!
Tanya Sengupta
02:09:03
Lovely words!
Chiara Scharpf
02:09:07
Thank you to everyone who put this together and thank you Dr.Lanham for your wisdom and time! WOW
Nicole Marino
02:09:21
Thank you so much!
Cindy Flores
02:09:22
Thank you!
Netaniah Kingston
02:09:25
Side note. Many undergrads know of the preserve, but many new grad level students don't even know it exists. Especially those grad students that do most of their work over near the hospital. During covid, many looking for places to go or walk and don't know this special spot is available to them.
Tanya Sengupta
02:09:29
Thank you so much!
Karen Warren
02:09:39
Thank you!
Philip Doesschate
02:09:53
thank you!
Michael Schrimpf
02:14:44
I certainly wouldn't have been able to attend if it weren't in person :-) Good to see you all!
Karen Schiff
02:16:05
The attendance numbers are actually higher than the number of participants since some have multiple listeners.
Hogyeum Joo
02:16:30
true!
Melanie Formosa
02:17:33
Thank you!