[MCN] Wilderness Issues Lecture Tuesday 3/7- "Equity and Information Access in the Context of Natural Disasters"

James, Rachel Rachel.James at umontana.edu
Mon Mar 6 18:52:12 EST 2017

Join the Wilderness Institute<http://www.cfc.umt.edu/wi/default.php> for the upcoming Wilderness Issues Lecture Series<http://www.cfc.umt.edu/wi/education/lecture-series/default.php> Lecture

“Equity and Information Access in the Context of Natural Disasters”, Dr. Rebecca Bendick, Associate Professor of Geosciences, University of Montana
Tuesday, March 7, 2017

The series takes place every Tuesday at 7:00pm-8:20pm in Gallagher Business Building Room 122 on the UM campus.

Rebecca Bendick was born and raised in Rhode Island.  She first traveled to the Rockies to study for a Ph.D. in geophysics at the University of Colorado, and immediately fell in love with the culture and landscape of the west.  After receiving her advanced degree in 2000, she and her husband, Grant Kier, spent three years in the UK while she worked at the University of Cambridge, then returned to the Rockies for a faculty position at the University of Montana in 2005.  Her current research and teaching interests include tectonics, earthquake physics, mountain building, and the utilization of scientific information by human communities.  She has active experiments in Central Asia, East Africa, Nepal, and SW Montana.

As usual, these lectures are FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.  UM students may receive credit for the series by registering for NRSM 371, CRN 30257.

Please join us for this and upcoming lectures on Tuesday evenings, brought to you by the Wilderness Institute at the University of Montana.  If you would like additional information, please contact the Wilderness Institute at (406) 243-6916 or wi at cfc.umt.edu<mailto:wi at cfc.umt.edu> or visit the Wilderness Issues Lecture Series website<http://www.cfc.umt.edu/wi/education/lecture-series/default.php>.
A complete list of speakers and topics can be found below.

Speaker Schedule for 2017 Wilderness Issues Lecture Series

March 14 — "Modernizing the Columbia River Treaty: Columbia River as International Case Study in Ethics and Water", Dr. John Osborn, Physician and Conservationist, Ethics and Treaty Project, Center for Environmental Law and Policy

March 28 — “Exxon Valdez Oil Spill – its Influence on Conservation and Oil in Arctic Alaska,” Dan Ritzman, Regional Director, Sierra Club

April 4 — “The Federal Public Lands Transfer and Privatization Movement from the Sagebrush Rebellion to the American Lands Council: What is Driving it and What Could it Mean for Our Country? ” Hal Herring, award-winning journalist, writer, and editor
Rachel James
Assistant Director
Wilderness Institute
W.A. Franke College of Forestry & Conservation
University of Montana
(406) 243-6916

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