SUNY-New Paltz will host a free forum organized by opponents of factory farming, Tuesday, Sept. 30 from 7-8:30 p.m. in Lecture Center Room 100. The discussion will focus on the effect of large agricultural operations on animals and the environment and offer strategies for opponents to battle such practices. Hosted by the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) and the SUNY New Paltz Environmental Task Force. Refreshments will be served.
Panelists include: Matt Dominguez, public policy manager for Farm Animal Protection, HSUS; Brian Shapiro, New York state director, HSUS; Elizabeth Moran, Water & Natural Resources associate, Environmental Advocates of New York; Jennifer Carlson, lobbyist, Abraham Crown & Associates; Michael Boms, Biology Department, SUNY New Paltz.