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NYC - Lecture Series w/ Mike Bond

Wolf Memories

This event will be streamed live. Please visit our Live Stream page at 7pm on the evening of the event to view the lecture for free.

With wolf numbers dropping fast in the lower 48 states, we may soon find that our iconic symbol of wilderness is gone. Yet these magnificent creatures are the key to a healthy ecosystem, and to the paradise that still exists within our hearts, the memory of the world as it once was.

The discussion will include slides or a short video, wolf recordings, and fascinating scientific and other findings about wolves, including:
-- Wolves’ unique position in our hearts – fascination, love and fear.
-- Wolves and people: our common histories.
-- “Man’s best friend” – wolves are the family dog.
-- How wolves live: their families, mates, friendships and fears.
-- Did humans copy the wolf family structure? What else have we learned from wolves?
-- Why the long human campaign to eradicate wolves?
-- Little Red Riding Hood and other wolf tales, and what they say about us.
-- The wolf as a sex symbol
-- How the wolf has been recast as a human personality “type”.
-- Wolf Memories: Wolves I’ve known – a few quick stories.
-- Why wolves are so important to us, and what we will lose when they are gone.
-- What we need to do to save our remaining wolves.

After a steady rise in wolf populations under Clinton and both Bush presidencies, they are down precipitously under the Obama administration, which has allowed wolves to be shot with assault rifles from helicopters, poisoned, trapped, and dens dynamited. The Administration is now attempting to remove all wolf protections under the Rare and Endangered Species Act, so that their remaining populations can be eliminated. In less than a decade wolves may be eradicated even in Yellowstone National Park.

The author has long sought the company of wolves from Alaska to Siberia, Mongolia and elsewhere, and has written about them in of several novels. He has an extensive background in environmental planning, was project manager of several national wild and scenic river projects and wilderness areas, and has been active in numerous environmental battles. He represented Colorado hunters as a co-author of the Colorado Wolf Management Plan.

He is also a bestselling novelist and war and human rights correspondent. His critically acclaimed novels depict the innate hunger of the human heart for good, the intense joys of love, the terror and fury of battle, the sinister machinations of international politics, and the beauty of the vanishing natural world.

Date: 04/28/2014

Time: 6:00pm Reception, 7:00pm Lecture

Location: NYC Headquarters, 46 E70th Street, New York, NY, 10021

Member Ticket Price: Free

Guest Ticket Price: $20

Student Ticket Price:

Free to EC Student Members, $5 w/ a valid Student ID

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