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Philosophy Walk (Part 2 of 3) - Fall Walk SeriesEducation :: Miscellaneous Education also Community :: Miscellaneous Community
Philosophy Walk (Part 2 of 3) - Fall Walk Series
10:00 AM
Merlin Nature Preserve
Description:
Please join us on Saturday, November 10th from 10am-1pm for the second in our Fall-Winter philosophy walk series (in conjunction with our Fall-Winter Philosophy Symposium Series) about the environment, ethics & conservation stewardship.

This walk will explore the topic of landowner/steward-wildlife and habitat relationships, including agricultural and ranching relationships.

Guest Speakers/Co-Philosophers-on-Trail:

- Christopher Preston, PhD — Professor of Philosophy, University of Montana
- Jim Williams, MA — Natural Resources Manager (20 Years)

About Our Guest Speakers/Co-Philosophers-on-Trail:

Christopher Preston, PhD is a professor of philosophy at the University of Montana. His areas of specialty include environmental philosophy, climate ethics, the ethics of emerging technologies, and feminist philosophy. A native of England - who has studied and worked in Colorado, Alaska, Oregon, Washington DC, and South Carolina - his life in the US is oriented in many ways around the power of wild landscapes. In addition to being a professor, he has worked as a commercial fisherman, a tool librarian, and a backcountry Park Service Ranger. Christopher has published extensively on climate engineering, synthetic biology, and the new epoch of the Anthropocene and finds significance in both the new, and the traditional, wild.

Jim Williams, MA has been managing natural resources with Federal Agencies for 20 years, working on both public and private land. Jim has worked for the U.S. Forest Service doing inventory plots throughout the U.S., wildland fuels reduction & wildland fire fighting, tree nursery operations, and is currently a soil conservation technician for the Natural Resources Conservation Service where he assists forest landowners, farmers, and ranchers with identifying and mitigating natural resource concerns on forests, farms, and rangelands.

Location: Merlin Nature Preserve (Please visit our website for directions)

No background or training in philosophy is necessary to participate. Bring a sack lunch and/or snack. $10 suggested donation. Registration and/or confirmation of attendance for our September Philosophy Walk is required. To learn more & to register for this walk visit our philosophy walks page.

- Website Page: https://merlinccc.org/philosophy-walks/

- Website Event Calendar Page: https://merlinccc.org/event/philosophy-walk-november-2018/

**Thank you to Humanities Montana and Plato: Philosophy Learning & Teaching Organization for helping us provide this Philosophy Walk series to the Helena community!***
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Age Group: All Ages
Venue: Merlin Nature Preserve
Address: 6042 Lincoln West (Meeting Location) Helena, MT 59601
Phone: 406-502-2122

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