What We Want from the Wild

Posted by OCVA / May 7, 2017

Oregonians across the political spectrum place a high value on the diverse natural resources of our state, but we are divided about how these resources should be used and talked about. What do we want from nature? What do we understand nature to be, and how do we see ourselves fitting in?

This is the focus of “What We Want from the Wild,” a free conversation with Adam Davis on Sunday, May 7, 2017 at 1 pm at the Tillamook Forest Center. This program is hosted by the Tillamook Forest Heritage Trust and sponsored by Oregon Humanities.

Davis is the executive director of Oregon Humanities. His previous roles including directing the Center for Civic Reflection, where he helped the Aldo Leopold Foundation develop their Land Ethic Leader training, and the United States Forest Service, where he led backcountry trail crews and occasionally fought wildland fire. He has taught courses and led workshops on the human relationship to nature.

Through the Conversation Project, Oregon Humanities offers free programs that engage community members in thoughtful, challenging conversations about ideas critical to our daily lives and our state's future. For more information about this free community discussion, pleasecontact the Tillamook Forest Center.

Registration is required and the deadline is Friday, May 5, 2017.

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