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 with21c Museum Hotel and West Sixth Brewing. Talks will cover conservation, art, health and the economy; the evening will also include poetry readings and musical performances.
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.
Featured speakers, musicians & poet:
Conservation Science: The Blind Men and the Elephant: A Parable for Ecosystem Ecology ~ Mary Arthur, UK Forestry Dept.
Art: Run Like Hell ~ John Lackey, Homegrown Press
Health: Not a Luxury: A Necessity – Wildlands and our Health ~ Greg Davis, UK Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Economy: What Wild Places Mean to Us: A Local Retailer’s Perspective ~ Misti Ottaiano, J&H Landmark
Poetry: Erik Reece, Poet, Author & UK English Dept.
Music: John Ferguson & Kimberly Conlee Smith, Big Fresh
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