University of Arizona Campus  •  March 10 - 11, 2018  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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March 10-11, 2018 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

Birds, Trees, Nature, and Us

An investigative reporter, a scientist and a writer discuss how we can all benefit from being outdoors and looking closely at the world around us.

Theodore Fleming

Theodore H. Fleming is a professor emeritus of biology at the University of Miami. Fleming’s research on nectar- and fruit-eating bats and their food plants has taken him around the world. He is the author of several books, his most recent is "No Species Is an Island: Bats, Cacti, and Secrets of the Sonoran Desert....

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Brandon Keim

Brandon Keim is a freelance journalist specializing in science, animals and nature. His first book, "The Eye of the Sandpiper," was published in 2017, as was "Inside Animal Minds: What They Think, Feel and Know," an issue-length exploration of animal intelligence for National Geographic....

Florence Williams

Florence Williams is a contributing editor at Outside Magazine and a freelance writer for the New York Times, New York Times Magazine, National Geographic, The New York Review of Books, Slate, Mother Jones, High Country News, O-Oprah, W....

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No Species Is an Island: Bats, Cacti, and Secrets of the Sonoran Desert
Theodore Fleming
Nature / Environment / Outdoor Adventure
University of Arizona Press
September 2017
ISBN 9780816535897
80 pages
$14.95, INSTORE
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"The book describes for a general natural history audience the unexpected scientific discoveries Fleming's research team made during an intensive 11-year study of four species of Sonoran Desert columnar cacti and their pollinators"--Provided by publisher.

The Nature Fix: Why nature makes us happier, healthier, and more creative
Florence Williams
Nature / Environment / Outdoor Adventure
W. W. Norton & Company
February 2018
ISBN 9780393355574
$15.95, INSTORE
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