Conservation Leadership Lecture featuring Mallory Lykes Dimmitt

Sep 18, 2014 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Conservation Leadership Lecture featuring Mallory Lykes Dimmit

Common Ground: Agriculture and Conservation in Florida’s Heartland

Lecture, Passed Hors D'oeuvres, Full Bar & Up-Close Animal Encounters

Palm Beach Public School Strings will provide musice throughout the cocktail hour.

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About Mallory Lykes Dimmitt: Mallory is a seventh generation Floridian who grew up exploring the lands and waters of Florida. Those experiences shaped her love of the outdoors and appreciation of the environment from a young age, as well as her career choice in natural resource conservation and policy. She coordinates the Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition project team and serves as the Executive Director. Previously she led The Nature Conservancy's Colorado Plateau Initiative from Telluride, Colorado, assessing large-scale conservation opportunities in a four-state region of the West, and prior to that, directed the Southwest Colorado Project for the Conservancy's Colorado Chapter. Mallory has served as a member of Telluride’s Town Council and has worked with local, regional, state, and federal agencies and organizations on natural resource issues. She is a Director, Chairs the Corporate Responsibility Committee, and is a 5th Generation Committee member of the Florida-based family agri-business company, Lykes Brothers Inc. In addition, Mallory serves on the board of Mountainfilm in Telluride, which produces an annual independent documentary film festival and tour. Mallory is an avid adventurer, having most recently participated in six weeks of the 100-day, 1000-mile Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition trek from the Everglades to the Okefenokee in Spring of 2012. Mallory earned her B.S. in Natural Resources from the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee. She was awarded a Doris Duke Conservation Fellowship at Duke University’s Nicholas School of Environment, where she earned a Masters of Environmental Management (MEM) in Environmental Economics and Policy, as well as a certificate in Non-profit Management.

An Evening with Mallory Lykes Dimmitt is generously sponsored by the Florida Crystals Corporation.

 

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