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Wilderness Issues Lecture Series: Spring 2007

Vision and Voices: Writers on Conservation, Wildness, and Nature - The series, sponsored by the College of Forestry and Conservation's Wilderness Institute at the University of Montana, brings together advocates, politicians, academics and agency staff in a leading edge assessment of the politics of wilderness and the future of advocacy. The series is offered each spring and is recorded live by the University of Montana. Selected lectures are made available via the Internet.

Media Time Title/Description
Click to listen to audio in MP3 format Click to listen to audio in WMA format 1:19:00 min. The Long Follow: In the Footsteps of Mike Fay Across the Last Great Forests of Central Africa
David Quammen, Wallace Stegner Chair in Western American Studies, Montana State University, and author of eleven books, including The Reluctant Mr. Darwin (February 6, 2007)
Click to listen to audio in MP3 format Click to listen to audio in WMA format 1:23:29 min. The Whale and the Wind Turbine: Biomimicry in Design
Janine Benyus, Author of Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature (February 13, 2007)
Click to listen to audio in MP3 format Click to listen to audio in WMA format 1:22:45 min. The Person on the Page: Reading Body, Life, and Voice in Environmental Writing
Phil Condon, Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies, University of Montana and author of Montana Surround: Land, Water, Nature, and Place (February 20, 2007)
Click to listen to audio in MP3 format Click to listen to audio in WMA format 1:17:06 min. Children of the Landscape: Nature and American Identity
Gary Ferguson, Writer, conservationist, and author of Decade of the Wolf, Hawk's Rest, The Great Divide, Shouting at the Sky, and Walking Down the Wild (February 27, 2007)
Click to listen to audio in MP3 format Click to listen to audio in WMA format 1:22:45 min. The Wild Outside, The Wild Within
David James Duncan, Fisherman, conservationist, and award-winning author of God Laughs and Plays, My Story as Told by Water, and The River Why (March 6, 2007)
Click to listen to audio in MP3 format Click to listen to audio in WMA format 1:14:46 min. Fear and Trembling in the Experimental Forest: Poetry and Science in the Western Cascades
Alison Hawthorne Deming, Professor of Creative Writing, University of Arizona, and author of Genius Loci and Writing the Sacred into the Real (March 13, 2007)
Click to listen to audio in MP3 format Click to listen to audio in WMA format 1:16:38 min. Wilderness, Coincidence
Leslie Ryan, Writer, Southeast Mountains of Virginia (March 20, 2007)
Click to listen to audio in MP3 format Click to listen to audio in WMA format 1:21:49 min. Revolutions Per Minute: Radical Change and the Powers of Slowness
Rebecca Solnit, Historian, activist, and author of Getting Lost, Storming the Gates of Paradise: Landscapes for Politics, and Hope in the Dark: Untold Histories, Wild Possibilities (April 3, 2007)



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