The World Will Be Saved by Beauty: Marianne Welch on Conservation and Creativity

Marianne Welch is an avid gardener, a musician, an artist, a philanthropist, and a conservationist, deeply involved in support of the arts and environmental causes. This deep and broad conversation explores creativity and beauty as paths for the flourishing of people and the planet.


Documentary on Netflix about interconnection in forest ecosystems: “Fantastic Fungi”

Nature’s Best Hope: A New Approach to Conservation That Starts in Your Yard, by Douglas Tallamy. Portland, OR: Timber Press, 2019

The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate―Discoveries from A Secret World, by Peter Wohlleben. Vancouver: Greystone Books, 2016

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Earth & Spirit Center Website: