Speaking

Conferences, Readings & Other Engagements

· Led a tour of the Cloquet Forestry Center’s Camp 8 Stand with the forest manager and Extension specialist for the University of Minnesota’s Gathering Partners Conference (May 2021)

· Asked to speak to current students on a Grinnell College Alumni Panel, hosted by the Spanish Department and Student Educational Policy Committee (April 2021)

· Discussed environmental storytelling with Miracle Country author Kendra Atleework during the Environmental Humanities Initiative’s “Dialogues” series at the University of Minnesota (March 2021)

· Presented “Enlivening Research through Storytelling: An Exploration of the Methods Behind 60 Years at the Cloquet Forestry Center at the Sustainable Forests Education Cooperative’s Forestry and Wildlife Research Review Conference (January 2021)

· Guest on the Cloquet Forestry Center’s Camp 8 podcast (May 2020)

· Read selections from All the Feral, Fierce Things at the University of Minnesota’s Gesell and James Wright Awards Reading (December 2020)

· Presented Creatively Communicating Forestry to the Society of American Foresters – Rothrock Chapter (August 2020)

· Selected to participate in the Institute for Journalism and Natural Resources’ Wildfire Workshop for Journalists (May 2020)

· Presented “The Camp 8 Stand: The Story of the Cloquet Forestry Center’s Old-Growth Red Pines” during the University of Minnesota’s CFANS Spotlight and on the Cloquet Forestry Center’s podcast.

· Read selections from All the Feral, Fierce Things at the Writers on Place Reading in Minneapolis, Minnesota (August 2019)

· Read selections from All the Feral, Fierce Things at the University of Minnesota’s Mill City Reading Series (2018, 2019)

· Presented “The Fire Rises” at Weber State University’s National Undergraduate Literature Conference in Ogden, Utah (April 2014) 

· Presented “Gusanos” at the Associated Colleges of the Midwest’s Conference in Chicago, Illinois (April 2012)

· Presented “Gusanos” at the Grinnell College Humanities Symposium in Grinnell, Iowa (March 2012)