22 Jun Chuck Leavell
Speaker: Chuck Leavell
Rolling Stone, Conservationist, Farmer, Environmentalist
- Stewardship and teamwork
Keynote speaker Chuck Leavell has been pleasing the ears of music fans for more than 30 years now. His piano and keyboard work has been heard on the works of Eric Clapton, The Rolling Stones, The Black Crowes, George Harrison, The Allman Brothers Band, The Indigo Girls, Blues Traveler, Train, Montgomery-Gentry, Lee Ann Womack and many, many more.
In addition to being a well established pianist/artist in the music industry, speaker Chuck Leavell is also a published author, long time tree farmer, co-founder of the popular website The Mother Nature Network, and keeps busy with his advocacy work on behalf of the environment.
Leavell is also a respected author. In 2001, he penned “Forever Green: The History and Hope of the American Forest.” Chuck is a highly sought after speaker on the subject, invited by various committees, environmental officials and high level government officials to share his knowledge and help shape forest policy in America. His name is well known on Capitol Hill for his advocacy work on behalf of the environment, and he has played a solid role in forming the forest component of the past two US Farm Bills.
Speaker Chuck Leavell ’s other books include his autobiography, Between Rock and a Home Place, a wonderful children’s book called The Tree Farmer, and his latest, Growing a Better America: Smart, Strong and Sustainable.
Stewardship and teamwork