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Spring Speaker Series

Northeast Wilderness Trust is hosting its very first Speaker Series, and you’re invited! Thank you to everyone who joined us for events in March and early April; we had a wonderful time. If you missed our first three events, you can watch the recordings on our YouTube channel and Facebook page. We hope you’ll join us for upcoming events in April and May to celebrate and find inspiration in the .

Pre-registration is required. Click the links below to sign up for an event (or several). Videos of recorded events (Climate Change & Wilderness; Natural Enchantment; and Writing the Land) will be shared on our YouTube channel and Facebook page afterwards, and links will be emailed to all registrants.

Nature Trivia to Celebrate Earth Day
Co-hosted by North Branch Nature Center
Earth Day, April 22 @ 5:30 PM
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Calling all Nature Nerds! Celebrate Earth Day the wild way, with a round of nature trivia with other bio-buffs across the Northeast. There will be prizes for the top three winners…and laughter and fun facts for everyone else!

Eileen Crist: Radical Ecology, A Conversation
April 28 @ 5:30 PM
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Join author Eileen Crist in conversation about how current ecological crises are linked to an implicit idea of human supremacy…and how a different future can be possible when this assumption is brought to light and questioned.

Bill McKibben: Wilderness & Climate Change
May 5 @ 5:30 PM
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Bill McKibben, renowned activist and author, will describe how wilderness conservation can mean the difference between a live-able future for all beings and climate chaos.

Jackie Morris: Natural Enchantment
May 11 @ 12:00 PM
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Jackie Morris, acclaimed illustrator and author (The Lost Words, The Lost Spells), will take us on a journey of color and sound celebrating the wondrous creatures with whom we share this planet. Jackie will share her magical watercolor paintings and read from some of her works, followed by a reflection on the ways art and language can bring people into deeper relationship with wild nature. See Jackie’s work at

Laura Waterman: Wilderness Ethics Book Discussion
Co-hosted by Champlain Area Trails and Adirondack Mountain Club
May 19 @ 5:30 PM
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Join author Laura Waterman for a guided discussion of her book, Wilderness Ethics: Preserving the Spirit of Wildness. Laura will consider questions from the audience, which may also be submitted in advance.

Writing the Land Poetry Reading
Co-hosted by Writing the Land
May 26 @ 5:30 PM
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Four poets—Rachelle Parker, Kathy Kremins, Sylvia Karman, and David Crews—will share their poetry inspired by Northeast Wilderness Trust’s Ambassador Preserves, accompanied by beautiful images of the landscapes.

Bobcat photo © Susan C. Morse 

Bill McKibben photo by Nancie Battaglia