Princeton poet and activist, Daniel Harris, is presenting an environmental poetry reading on Sunday, October 25th at the Watershed Center for Environmental Advocacy, Science and Education. The Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association is pleased to host an artist who speaks to the mission of water quality and healthy habitat preservation in central New Jersey. Seeking to engage others in a discussion about environmental values through poetry, Daniel will present from 3:00pm to 4:30pm with a question and answer session to follow. The event is free to the public and children age fourteen and up are welcome.
Daniel Harris is a college professor of thirty-five years teaching British and American poetry of the 19th and 20th centuries. Hailing from New York City, he has taught at the Universities of Pennsylvania, Colorado, and Rutgers. He has published two books, Loose Parlance (2008), and Random Unisons (2013) and his works have appeared in national poetry publications. For more information about Mr. Harris, visit danielharrispoet.net.
As an environmentalist, Daniel has been involved with local and regional issues including land-preservation, conservation of resources, and sustainability. He successfully managed a campaign to save twenty acres of 18th century forest from harmful development and worked for a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags.
To attend this event, participate in the environmental conversation, enjoy light refreshments, and see the Watershed Center alive with poetry, RSVP to Jenny Kershner by phone or email at firstname.lastname@example.org or 609-375-3735 ext. 36. Please include “Daniel Harris” in the subject line. The event will be held at 31 Titus Mill Road, Pennington, NJ 08534 with more information available on www.thewatershed.org.
The Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association is dedicated to keeping Central New Jersey’s water clean, safe and healthy. Founded in 1949, the Watershed Association protects and restores water and the environment through conservation, advocacy, science and education.