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Selected and Upcoming Presentations

 

 

The Critical Importance of Field Education in a Changing World

Co-Organizer, Special Session, Ecological Society of America conference, Portland, Oregon; August 2017

Natural History and the Deep Well of Community

Keynote, Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences annual conference, Tucson, Arizona; June 2017

Why Natural History Matters 

Keynote, 14th Annual Arizona Botany Meeting, Arizona Native Plant Society, Prescott, Arizona; May 2017

Our Deepest Affinity: Connecting With Nature as the Wellspring of Relational Learning, Leadership, and Hope

Keynote ("Inspirator"), The Second International Dialogue for Relational Leadership and Learning for Hope-full and Sustainable Futures, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia; July 2015

Stories from the American Campfire: Conservation Strategy and Practice in the USA

Conservation Council of South Australia; Adelaide, Australia; July 2015

Falling in Love With the World: The Path of Natural History

Keynote, Northeast Naturalists' Gathering, Natural History Network/Sterling College, Craftsbury Common, Vermont;  May 2014

Falling in Love With the World: The Path of Natural History

Prescott Community Earth Day, Prescott, Arizona;  April 2014

The Way of Nature in the Southwest

Reading and Presentation, Peregrine Book Co., Prescott, Arizona; November 2013

How to Write about the Environment Without Succumbing to Despair: Three Perspectives on Environmental Solutions

Panelist (with Alan Weisman and Antony Brown), Peregrine Book Co., Prescott, Arizona; October 2013

Knowing Place: What, Why, and How   

Panelist, "Knowing Place: A Forum", Speak to the Wild, Wells Gray Provincial Park, Clearwater, British Columbia; September 2013

Why Natural History Matters

Parsons Memorial Lodge Summer Series, Yosemite National Park, California; August 2012

The Way of Natural History

Village Books and North Cascades Institute, Bellingham, Washington; July 2012

Natural History Renaissance:

Building a Social Movement for Nature and Conservation

Forestry Seminar Series, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona;  November 2011

The Heart of Natural History

Keynote Address: Centennial Zoofest, 100 Years of Arizona Natural History

Heritage Park Zoological Park, Prescott, Arizona; October 2011

Why the World Needs Natural History:

Attentiveness to Nature as an Integrative Basis for Earth Stewardship

Presenter at “A Natural History Initiative for Ecology, Stewardship, and Sustainability“ symposium at Ecological Society of America conference, Austin, Texas;  August 2011

Falling in Love with the World: the Path of Natural History

Society for Human Ecology conference, Las Vegas, Nevada; April 2011

The Way of Natural History

Prescott College, Prescott, Arizona; April 2011

126 Degrees of Exploration: A Year of Intentional Natural History

Prescott College, Prescott, Arizona; November 2009

Why Natural History Is Important Today

Highlands Center for Natural History annual meeting, Prescott, Arizona; August 2009

Next Steps Toward a Natural History Renaissance

Workshop co-facilitator, Ecological Society of America conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico;  August 2009

What Is Natural History and Why Does It Matter?

Presenter at "Natural History: The Basis for Ecological Understanding and a Global Sustainable Society," Organized Oral Session at Ecological Society of America conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico;  August 2009

Aldo Leopold and the Practice of Natural History

"A Fierce Green Fire at 100: Aldo Leopold and the Roots of Environmental Ethics,"  Summer institute sponsored by Arizona State University and the National Endowment for the Humanities, Prescott, Arizona; July 2009

Why Natural History Matters

Highlands Center for Natural History, Prescott, Arizona;  February 2009

Revitalizing Natural History

Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon;  November 2008

A Renaissance of Natural History in Human Ecology

(Interactive Symposium, co-facilitated with John Anderson, Joshua Tewksbury, and Saul Weisberg) Society for Human Ecology conference, Bellingham, Washington;  September 2008

Shorebird Use of Estero Santa Cruz, Sonora, Mexico

Colorado River Delta Shorebird Workshop, Yuma, Arizona; November 2007

The Legacy and Future Visions of Conservation Biology on the Colorado Plateau

Panel Discussion Participant, Ninth Biennial Conference of Research on the Colorado Plateau, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona; October 2007

The Greatest Alchemy: The Magic of Desert Wetlands

College of the Atlantic, Bar Harbor, Maine;  October 2007

What Greater Treasure?: Living Water in the Desert

Keynote Address, Gila River Festival, Silver City, New Mexico; September 2007

Natural History: The Original Practice of Human Ecology

Society for Human Ecology conference, Bar Harbor, Maine; October 2006

Livestock Grazing in the American West:

A Case Study of Ecological and Sociopolitical Conflict

EcoLeague Curriculum Exchange Symposium, Society for Human Ecology conference, Bar Harbor, Maine; October 2006

Nature Writing: The Product and the Process

Highlands Center for Natural History, Prescott, Arizona;  October 2006

Why Natural History Matters

Forestry Seminar Series, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona;  October 2006

An Overview of the Ecological Effects of Livestock Grazing in the Arid West

California Partners in Flight conference, Bishop, California;  August 2006

The Greatest Alchemy: Wetlands and the Arid West

Keynote address, Western Wetlands Conference, Denver, Colorado;  October 2005

In the Land of Singing Stones

Everett Ruess Arts and Humanities Festival (sponsored by Utah Humanities Council), Escalante, Utah; October 2005

Desert Wetlands

Museum of Northern Arizona, Flagstaff, Arizona;  September 2005

 

 

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