2023 Land Trust Learning Series
Join us for a conversation with Alex Kuffner, Environment Reporter for The Providence Journal.
From offshore wind and forever chemicals to bird flu and pine beetles, Alex Kuffner covers the full range of environmental issues facing Rhode Islanders. Join Alex for a conversation about headline-making environmental concerns. Bring your questions! This is your chance to get inside the story and hear, first-hand, from an award-winning journalist reporting on stories that affect your life and the health of our planet.
Among his many accolades, Alex won the Silver Award from the American Association for the Advancement of Science for his story, “Coastal Erosion: The Smallest State and Why It’s Getting Smaller.”
Alex won a first-place award from the Society of Environmental Journalists for articles he wrote detailing the arrival of an invasive species of fierce-stinging jellyfish in Rhode Island waters, a scourge of tree-killing insects and drought that have defoliated portions of Rhode Island’s forests, and the expansive growth of solar farms in the state. The judges described Kuffner’s reporting as “a model for small-market journalists covering an environmental beat: clear, thorough, objective coverage on a range of important local issues” (as reported in The Providence Journal).
About Alex Kuffner
Alex Kuffner is the Environment Reporter for The Providence Journal. He has won numerous awards from the Society of Environmental Journalists, the American Association for the Advancement of Science and other organizationsAlex earned a bachelor’s degree in East Asian studies and a master’s degree in journalism, both from Columbia University. Alex lives in Barrington, RI.
The event will be live-streamed. If you would like to be added to the live-stream list, please email Cindy Elder.
This event would not be possible without our sponsors. For information on how you can sponsor the 2023 Land Trust Learning Series, email Cindy Elder or call 508-733-2443. Thank you!
2023 Learning Series Presenting Sponsor
The Cicione Family and Brickyard Wine
East Bay Oyster Bar
Steve Primiano’s Custom Window Treatments
Charles E. Millard, Inc. General Contractors
We are grateful to the Barrington Pubic Library for hosting this event