2015 Lecture Series

2015 Wilderness Issues Lecture Series

2015 Lecture Series
Wild Lab: Weaving stories through wilderness research
Gallagher Business Building, Room 123.  February-March 2015, Tuesdays 7:10 - 8:30 p.m.
The lecture series is free and open to the public and also available credit through the University of Montana. Spring semester Wilderness Issues Lecture Series is available for one credit as NRSM 371, CRN: 30273

February 3
"Polar Bears, People & Change: Making the Abstract Tangible." With Frank Tyro

February 10
Why Protect Wildlands? The Debate over the Value of Wilderness
George Wuerthner, Ecologist and Author

February 17
It’s Bigger than Wilderness: Transformative Realizations from Doing Wilderness Science
Alan Watson, Research Institute Social Scientist, Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute

March 3
Please Carry This Solar Panel, and Other Requests for Free Labor
Natalie Dawson, UM Wilderness Studies Professor and Director of the UM Wilderness Institute

March 10

The Mountain Goat: An American Wilderness Icon
Bruce Smith, Science Writer and Wildlife Biologist

March 17
Wilderness Research Then and Now: The Wilderness Institute’s Fortieth Year
Bob Ream, Professor Emeritus and First Director of the Wilderness Institute, University of Montana

March 24
Blackfoot River Restoration and Native Trout Recovery in the Scapegoat Wilderness
Ron Pierce, Fisheries Biologist, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks