Sustainability of Mountain Environments

Tom Dickinson, Dean of Science, speaks to the wild at TRU's Wells Gray Education and Research Centre

Tom Dickinson, Dean of Science, speaks to the wild at TRU’s Wells Gray Education and Research Centre

 Speak to the Wild

4 – 8 September 2013

Upper Clearwater, Wells Gray Park,British Columbia

draft AGENDA

(Current as of 7 August 2013)

All events at Upper Clearwater Community Hall

except those marked as follows: E = Edgewood Blue X = Other

Wednesday · 4 September

6:00 – 7:30 PM

Wine, Cheese, Art & Music MC: Trevor Goward

7:30 – 8:00 PM Welcome

Tom Dickinson

8:00 – 9:00 PM About the Wild

Robert Bringhurst / MC: Tom Dickinson

9: 00 PM

Disband

Thursday · 5 September

7:00 – 8:00 AM

Breakfast [ Note: This is also when you bag your lunch for the day.]

8:00 – 8:30 aM Nuts & Bolts Trevor Goward

8:30 – 9:10 AM kiNCENTRICITY

Nancy Turner / MC: tba

9:10 – 9:50 AM wild thinking

Ray Grigg / MC: tba

9:50 – 10:30 AM SENSUALWILD

David Abram / MC: tba

10:30 – 11:00 AM

Refreshments; relocate to Edgewood Blue

11:00 – noon CONNECTING WITHTHE WILD: AFORUM David Abram, Ray Grigg , Nancy Turner / MC: tba

noon– 12:30 PM Bag lunch

12:30– 1:00 pM SPEAK TO THE WILD: an intro Trevor Goward

1:00 – 1:30 PM

Travel to Spahats Creek Viewing Platform

1:30 – 4:30 PM speak TOTHE WILD: three concurrent sessions (1) Viewpoint + Cottonwoods / Leader: Trevor Herriot / Naturalist: Tom Dickinson (2) Canyon rim + Oldgrowth / Leader: Kem Luther / Naturalist: Andrew Gertge (3) Forest Trail + Park vista / Leader: Lyn Baldwin / Naturalist: Toby Spribille

4:30 – 5:00 PM

Travel back to Community Hall

5:00 – 6:00 PM

Dinner

6:15– 7:00 PM musical interlude Dan McAllister

7:00 – 8:00 PM STORY ISLAND: ADEDICATION Ted Chamberlin; Trevor Goward MC: Robert Bringhurst

8:00 – 9:30 PM CAMPFIRE POETRY READINGS Patrick Lane, Emily McGiffin, Jane Munro, George Sipos, John Steffler / MC: Lorna Crozier

9:30 PM

Disband

Friday · 6 September

7:00 – 8:00 AM

Breakfast [ This is also when you bag your lunch for the day.]

9:00 – 9:45 AM necessary mystery John Steffler / MC: Jan Zwicky

9:45– 10:00 AM Refreshments & Music

10:00 AM – noon STORY, SONG & PLACE: AFORUM David Abram, Ted Chamberlin, Tim Lilburn, Emily McGiffin / MC: Robert Bringhurst

12:00 – 5:00 PM Bag lunch & Free afternoon / three concurrent Naturalist-led hikes: (1) to Trophy Meadows, led by Dick Cannings (2) to Helmcken Falls brink, led by Syd Cannings (3) to Enlichenment, led by Trevor GowardAlternative: (4) Overflight of Wells Gray’s volcanic features, with pilot Fritz Schaer ( The flight, however, involves an extra cost: $145 per person.)

5:00 – 6:00 PM

Dinner & Music

6:00 – 7:30 PM KNOWING PLACE: A FORUM

Tom Fleischner, Kem Luther, Laurie Ricou, Candace Savage, Alison Watt / MC: Nancy Baron

8:00– 9:30 PM CAMPFIRE POETRY READINGS Nicholas Bradley, Lorna Crozier , Karen Hofmann, Susan McCaslin, Melanie Siebert / MC: Patrick Lane

9:30 PM

Disband

Saturday · 7 September

7:00 – 8:00 AM

Breakfast [ This is also when you bag your lunch for the day.]

8:00 – 10:00 AM TOWARD A LAND ETHIC: A FORUM

Sarah Cox, Anna Johnston, Susan Pinkus, Eduardo Sousa, Peter Wood [ David Boyd will participate by video ] / MC: Mark Haddock

10:00 – 10: 15 AM

Refreshments

10:15 – 11:15  AM

report from the front lines Faisal Moola / MC: Jan Zwicky

11:15 AM – 12:00

Travel to Clearwater Lake

12:00 – 12:30 PM Bag lunch

12:30 – 4:00 PM speak TOTHE WILD: three concurrent sessions (1) Bog + Riverside / Leader: Ray Grigg / Naturalist: Ken Wright (2) Amphitheatre + Valley view / Leader: Candace Savage / Naturalist: Peter Goddard (3) Rainforest + Mountain view / Leader: Elias Baumgarten / Naturalists: Dan McAllister & Natasha Bush

4:00 – 5:00 PM

Travel back to Community Hall

5:00 – 6:00 PM

Dinner & Music

6:00 – 7:00 PM looking around and taking note Sharon Butala / MC: Jan Zwicky

7:00 – 9:00 PM ROUND-UP: AFORUM

Nancy Baron, Mark Haddock, Trevor Herriot, Tim Lilburn, Nancy Turner / MC: Jan Zwicky

9:00

Disband

Sunday · 8 September

7:00 – 8:00 AM

Breakfast

8:00 – 8:30 am

parting comments: what next? Trevor Goward

8:30 – 8:45 AM

Travel to Green Mountain

8:45 AM – 1:30 PM SUMMIT MEETING: A PILGRIMAGE tba / MC: David Abram

1:30 – 2:00 PM

Travel back to Community Hall

2:00 PM

Disband

 

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