Events and Featured News


  • Beatrix Potter in New London on the Thames
    US Symposium “Beatrix Potter in New London on the Thames” will be held on 9,10 and 11 June 2017 at Connecticut College, New London, Connecticut. The weekend will include talks, panel discussions, and an exhibition in the Linda Lear Center.

  • Rachel Carson
    PBS, January 24, 2017 [preview]
    Featuring Linda Lear.
    When Silent Spring was published in September 1962 it became an instant bestseller and would go on to spark dramatic changes in the way the government regulated pesticides. Drawn from Carson’s own writings, letters and recent scholarship, the film illuminates both the public and private life of the soft-spoken, shy scientist who launched the modern environmental movement.