An evening of talks and stories about why wild places matter. This event is part of a new quarterly series hosted by KNLT in partnership with West Sixth Brewing and 21c Museum Hotel. Talks will cover conservation, art, health and the economy; the evening will also include poetry readings inspired by wildlands.
This is a free event open to the public. Doors will open at 6pm and the program will begin at 6:30pm. Come early and stay late to socialize.
Wild, Large & Connected
Marc Evans, Kentucky Natural Lands Trust board chair & retired state ecologist
The Faraway Nearby
Jenny Zeller, visual artist, educator & 2017 Bernheim Regional Artist in Residence
Nature-healthy Kids: Why Wildlands Matter for Children’s Well-being
Geoff Marietta, Pine Mountain Settlement School director
Kentucky & Our Outdoors Economy
Scott Newsome, Quest Outdoors general manager
Protecting the World’s Natural Awesome
JK McKnight, Forecastle Festival & Forecastle Foundation founder
Poetry & Music
Richard Taylor, former Poet Laureate of Kentucky & Transylvania University professor
Daniel Martin Moore, musician & producer
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