AMNH 20th Environmental Lecture and Luncheon
NEW YORK-APRIL 21: AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY 20th Annual Spring Environmental Luncheon: Green Design for the Urban Home at the American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, NY, 10024-5192. Event Chairmen: Suzanne H. Cochran, Katheryn P. Kempner, Catherine B. Sidamon-Eristoff, Mary C. Solomon, and Constance Spahn This year's panel discussion was led by moderator Lynn Sherr, former correspondent for ABC News’ “20/20,” who now reports for a wide range of broadcast, print, and online media including PBS, public radio, The Daily Beast, More magazine, and Town and Country magazine, among others. The panel discussion focused on environmentally sound choices and practices for the urban home in addition to providing information on sustainable products and on how to be “green in the city.” The panel featured a selection of green-design experts who addressed topics ranging from home construction and organization to interior design. The panelists included Rob Watson, chairman, CEO, and chief scientist of EcoTech International; Joshua Wiener who is CEO and founder of Silverlining Interiors Inc. and Robin Wilson, a nationally recognized eco-friendly and healthy home interior designer. The event raised over a half of a million dollars.All proceeds from the Spring Environmental Lecture and Luncheon support the Museum’s scientific research and educational initiatives, including important work in biodiversity conservation. PHOTO CREDIT: ©AMNH\D. Finnin (Images supplied courtesy of American Museum of Natural History and are not for sale).Read More
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Chairs Kitty Kempner, Mary Solomon, Connie Spahn, Moderator Lynn Sherr, Museum President Ellen V. Futter, Suzanne Cochran and Catherine Sidamon-Eristoff.