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Sunday, September 25 • 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Eden and Alaska: Experts of the Wild

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A dynamic pair in conversation: eco-aficionados Jordan Fisher Smith (Engineering Eden: The True Story of a Violent Death, a Trial, and the Fight over Controlling Nature) and Seth Kantner (Swallowed by the Great Land).


Moderators
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Claire Voris

Claire Voris and her dog, Phoebe, originally hail from Illinois, but have migrated West in order to pursue an MFA in Creative Non-Fiction at the University of Montana.  Claire served as lead writer and editor for a documentary on U.S. pork production that, unless you are an RFD-tv diehard, fluent in Mandarin Chinese, is unlikely to appear on your Netflix que.  Neither Claire nor Phoebe are Mandarin speakers, but what they lack in... Read More →

Speakers
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Seth Kantner

Seth Kantner is a commercial fisherman, writer and wildlife photographer. He was born and raised in a sod igloo in the wilderness of northern Alaska and his art reflects his love for this land and the animals who live on it, and his belief in the importance of wildness left wild. Kantner was schooled at home and on the land, and attended the University of Alaska and later the University of Montana where hereceived a BA, with honors, in... Read More →
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Jordan Fisher Smith

Jordan Fisher Smith worked for 21 years as a park and wilderness ranger. He is the author of Engineering Eden: The True Story of a Violent Death, a Trial, and the Fight Over Controlling Nature, published by Crown in 2016, and Nature Noir, published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in 2005. He has written for TIME.com, New Yorker, Discover, and Aeon. He is a cast member and narrator of the film Under Our Skin, which was... Read More →


Sunday September 25, 2016 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Le Petite Outre 129 S 4th St W, Missoula, MT 59801

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