University of Arizona Campus  •  March 11 - 12, 2017  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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March 11-12, 2017 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

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March 10-11, 2018 (9:30am - 5:30pm)
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Andrea Peacock


Appearing courtesy of Kirk Astroth

Andrea Peacock is an environmental journalist, a former editor of the Missoula Independent, and author of "Wasting Libby: The True Story of How the WR Grace Corporation Left a Montana Town to Die (and Got Away With It)" and the co-author (with her husband Doug Peacock) of "In the Presence of Grizzlies" and "The Essential Grizzly: The Mingled Fates of Men and Bears." She received an Alicia Patterson Fellowship for her work on oil and gas development on sacred lands in the West. She is the co-owner of Elk River Books in Livingston, Montana.


Scheduled events:
Wild Thoughts from Wild Places: Man vs. Nature and the Future of Civilization
We clearly live in a world where humans affect all that we once called "natural." Extinction, climate change, pollution, environmental degradation, desertification--what does the future hold for man and nature? These authors will discuss the important role of wild areas and wildlife to human existence.

Science City - Main Stage (Seats 155)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 12, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Science / Medicine / Technology
Signing area: Signing Area - Flandrau BookStore (Science City) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: David Biello, Andrea Peacock, Doug Peacock
Moderator: Kirk Astroth

Books:
In the Presence of Grizzlies: The Ancient Bond Between Men And Bears
Nature / Environment / Outdoor Adventure
Lyons Press
March 2009
ISBN 9781599214900
Paperback, 239 pages
$16.95, INSTORE
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The most comprehensive and compelling chronicle of human-grizzly-bear interactions ever written, In the Presence of Grizzlies examines the fragile bond between ourselves and the quintessential alpha predator. More/less

Wasting Libby: The True Story of How the WR Grace Corporation Left a Montana Town to Die (and Got Away with It)
Nature / Environment / Outdoor Adventure
AK Press
November 2009
ISBN 9781849350174
Paperback, 298 pages
$15.95, OUTOFSTOCK
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A chronicle of decades of neglect by state and federal agencies, allowing the Grace Corporation to reap millions in profits from the largest vermiculite mine in the world while knowingly exposing generations of Montana residents to fatal levels of asbestos-contaminated dust. More/less

Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friend of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management

Key Sponsors

Brucker Trust
Marshall Foundation
Monark Premium Appliance Company
William & Mary Ross Foundation
Western National Parks Association

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