The Rolling Stones who are celebrating 50 years of touring played at the Verizon Center in Washington DC a few weeks back. Chuck Leavell, Rolling Stones keyboardist has been touring and recording with the Stones for the past twenty years.
As a celebrated a respected musician who has played with George Harrison and Eric Clapton, Leavell, is also an avid conservationist and tree farmer. Having studied forestry by correspondence, Leavell and his wife Rose Lane White converted her family’s plantation into a tree farm, The Charlene Plantation.
In 2009 Leavell also co-founded the Mother Nature Network, a site dedicated to covering environmental news and social awareness relating to our earth.The mission of MOTHER NATURE NETWORK is “Improve Your World” and offers visitors to the site in-depth news and information on Earth Matters, Lifestyle, Green Tech, Eco-Biz, Health, Your Home, Food, and Family.
Below is a link to an interview with Chuck Leavell where he talks about his conservation work.
Leavell is also the author of four books – “Forever Green: The History and Hope of the American Forest,” “Between Rock and a Home Place,” “Growing a Better America,” and “The Tree Farmer,” which received the American Farm Bureau’s Book of the Year award.
Explore tree farming by visiting these websites!