Exploring the Power and Pitfalls of Storytelling for Conservation
A conversation with Dr. Nalini Nadkarni and Stephen Trimble.
Join Wild Utah Project to hear ecologist Nalini Nadkarni and naturalist Stephen Trimble explore the power and pitfalls of storytelling for conservation and science. Dr. Nalini Nadkarni pioneered the study of Costa Rican rain forest canopies. Currently a professor in the Department of Biology at the University of Utah, she’s the author of Between Earth and Sky: Our Intimate Connections to Trees and has delivered TED Talks on “Conserving the Canopy” and “Life Science in Prison.” Stephen Trimble often serves as a consultant and writer for the conservation community. He was recognized by Catalyst Magazine as one of 100 “catalysts, inspirators—those who have made our Wasatch Front community a more sustainable, compassionate and vibrant place to live.”
Schedule of Events:
11:30 - 12:00 ......... Buffet of assorted sandwiches and salad
12:00 - 12:15 ......... Welcome and opening remarks
12:15 - 1:00 ............ Conversation with Dr. Nalini Nadkarni and Stephen Trimble
Our goal is to host a sustainable event. You can contribute to reducing our carbon footprint by walking, riding a bike, taking trax, or carpooling with friends. Parking is limited.
Turkey Cranberry Sandwich
Grilled Chicken Pesto Sandwich
Roasted Veggie and Hummus Sandwich (vegan and gluten free)
Tossed Green Salad with an abundance of Garden Vegetables (served with a champagne vinaigrette dressing on the side)
Lemon Ice Water and Iced Tea