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Noel Grove to speak at MSU on March 26, 1998

	Come see a slide presentation and lecture by

	Noel Grove, a best-selling environmental writer, on

	"Eye on the World: 25 Years at The National Geographic Magazine"

	3 to 4:30 p.m., Thursday, March 26, 1998
	Room 191 Communication Arts Building
	Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

	Cookies and beverages will be provided.

	From 1969 to 1994 Noel Grove traveled the world as a staff writer
and editor at the National Geographic Magazine where he wrote about illegal
international wildlife trade, air pollution, supertankers, Nigeria,
Venezuela, Taiwan, Alaska, Thailand and many other topics. In 1988 he was
named the magazine's first senior assistant editor for the environment.
	Grove is the author of four books, including "Wildlands for
Wildlife," which sold more than a half a million copies. He has also
written two other books with environmental themes, "Preserving Eden," and
"Birds of North America." Grove is a charter board member of the Bicycle
Federation, the leading advocate of bicycling in the United States, and the
founding treasurer of the U.S. Society of Environmental Journalists (SEJ).
He currently edits the society's newsletter, "The SEJournal." He and his
wife, Barbara Payne, and their 12-year-old daughter, Eleni, live in a
200-year-old farmhouse near Middleburg, Va.
	This slide presentation and lecture is sponsored by the
Environmental Journalism Program at MSU's School of Journalism with support
from the Dart Foundation. Everyone is welcome. For more information,
contact Jim Detjen, Knight Chair in Journalism, at 517-353-9479 or via
e-mail at DETJEN@pilot.msu.edu.

Jim Detjen
Knight Chair in Journalism
Director, Environmental Journalism Program
MSU School of Journalism
341 Communication Arts
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824-1212
Phone (517) 353-9479
Fax (517) 355-7710