MISSOULA – The Wilderness Institute at the University of Montana will present its 2019 Wilderness Issues Lecture Series titled “Wild Hope: Fearless Risk Takers, Art Makers
Lectures will be held Tuesdays in Gallagher Business Building Room 123. The events are free and open to the public.
The lecture series schedule is:
- Jan. 22: Connie Myers, founding director of the interagency Arthur Carhart National Wilderness Training Center, will present “Guardians of Freedom.”
- Jan. 29: Martin Nie, professor, Natural Resource Policy; director, Bolle Center for People and Forests; and undergraduate program director, Resource Conservation; will present “Public Lands: A Love Story.”
- Feb. 5: MaryAnn Bonjorni, professor, UM School of Art, will present “Finding the Language of Place."
- Feb. 12: Julie Cajune, writer, producer and director of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes' Education Department, will present "We are Obligate Mutualists: The Stories of Soul Mates."
- Feb. 19: Greg Rickel, bishop, Diocese of Olympia, Seattle, will present “Faith on the Front Line.”
- March 5:
KascieHerron, American Rivers-Northern Rockies, will present “Reading the Room: Different Methods to Effectively Engage Supporters of Environmental Advocacy.”
- April 2: Becca Skinner, adventure and conservation photographer, will present “Storytelling Through the Lens: How Photography Influences Conservation Efforts.”