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Suzanne Simard in Conversation With Aaron Scott

Suzanne Simard is a pioneer on the frontier of plant communication and intelligence; she’s been compared to Rachel Carson, hailed as a scientist who conveys complex, technical ideas in a way that is dazzling and profound. Her work has influenced filmmakers and her TED talks have been viewed by more than 10 million people worldwide. Now, in her first book, Finding the Mother Tree: Discovering the Wisdom of the Forest (Knopf), the world’s leading forest ecologist brings us into her world, the intimate world of the trees, in which she brilliantly illuminates the fascinating and vital truths — that trees are not simply the source of timber or pulp, but are a complicated, interdependent circle of life; that forests are social, cooperative creatures connected through…

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Treelines: A Generative Collaboration with the Sisters Yuknavitch

WITH: Brigid Yuknavitch and Lidia Yuknavitch WHEN&WHERE: Saturday April 3rd and Sunday April 4th, over Zoom. 10am-1pm PST both days. HOW MUCH: $450. Twenty person cap. Payment plans are always available, contact Daniel at SCHOLARSHIPS: Click here to apply. What are the trees saying in their ways and what might we say? How many trees have been nearby in your life, standing as you were cradled and and then walked and then moved into the world? Did you see them touch them, hide inside them, or behind them? Did their smells come onto your skin as if you were a tree? Did you hear wind through them or watch the light flicker? How have you been with trees? In this generative writing workshop we…

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Book Talk with Stephanie Kaza

Who: Stephanie Kaza What: Author of the book, Conversations with Trees- An Intimate Ecology, former professor, environmentalist, and Buddhist, Stephanie Kaza will share her thoughts on ecology, spirituality, climate change, and having conversations with trees. Lithographs by David Te Selle, Stephanie’s husband, are currently exhibiting at the Elisabeth Jones Art Center.  When: Sunday, June 9th from 6pm to 7pm Where: The Elisabeth Jones Art Center 516 NW 14th Ave, Portland, OR 97209 Cost: Free! Contact: Shae Uisna 503.286.4959. More information about Stephanie Kaza: Kaza is a long-time lover of trees, a practicing Zen Buddhist, and an environmentalist. A native of Oregon, Kaza spent many years in Burlington, Vermont, as professor and program director of the Environmental Studies at the University of Vermont. Her books explore timely questions of the challenging issues in climate, sustainability, and humanity facing…

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