2021 Wilderness Speaker Series- VIRTUAL | Kalispell, Montana
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The 2021 Wilderness Speaker Series is presented by The Bob Marshall Wilderness Foundation, Montana Wilderness Association- Flathead-Kootenai Chapter, Northwest Montana Fire Lookout Association, and Natural Resources Conservation Management Program at FVCC. The speaker series is traditionally hosted at the Flathead Valley Community College's Art and Technology Building, but will be virtual for 2021. Lectures are held will be every first Wednesday of the month in February, March, and April from 7-8:15 P.M. and are free to attend. Registration is required to participate the night-of. Recordings will be available to watch afterwards.
2021 WILDERNESS SPEAKER SERIES
FEBRUARY 3RD: "A New Way into the Wild – Inclusion as a Criterion for the Future of Conservation"
SPEAKER: J. Drew Lanham, PhD, is an Alumni Distinguished Professor and Master Teacher of Wildlife Ecology at Clemson University. He is a cultural and conservation ornithologist whose work addresses the confluence of race, place and nature.
MARCH 3RD: “Working the Wilderness: Early Leaders For Wild Lands”
SPEAKER: Author John McCarthy
Working the Wilderness tells true stories about four men and one woman who established how to work in and be in the wilderness. They were guides for protection of wilderness and for the protectors who followed them. Their stories celebrate heroes for the enduring resource of wilderness and point to the future to keep their legacies thriving.
APRIL 7TH: TBA
Speaker series will be virtual this year. Registration is required to participate the night-of. Recordings will be available to watch afterwards.