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 6:45pm. Come early and stay late to socialize.
Poetry & Music
Nana Lampton, businesswoman, poet, painter, farmer (reading)
Lily Lyons, violinist, songwriter, and producer (music)
The Good News about Climate Change
Keith Mountain, Associate Professor of Geography and Geosciences, University of Louisville
Over Continents and Oceans
Tiffany Carbonneau, Associate Professor of Fine Art, Indiana University Southeast
Is Biodiversity Useful? An Ethnobotanist’s Understanding of the Rain Forest
Rob Paratley, Curator, University of Kentucky Herbarium
Prescription for Nature: Cultivating Mindfulness and Resilience
Brianna Damron, University of Kentucky Urban Forest Initiative & College of Nursing
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