Beyond the Llano (Oct. 3)

Congratulations to Theron Francis on his Outstanding Teaching Award!

On Wednesday, October 10 at 6:30 p.m. EST, Susan Brind Morrow will speak at Harvard. Watch the live stream here.

Listen to David Quammen on Cool Science Radio.

The US Supreme Court’s term begins with Weyerhauser v. U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service – a case that will determine the fate of wild dusky gopher frogs and the reach of the Endangered Species Act.

Annick Smith’s Hearth: A Global Conversation on Community, Identity, and Place will be published on October 9.

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Beyond the Llano (Aug. 21)

Stephen Graham Jones is an expert panelist for NPR’s Summer Reading Poll 2018: Horror.

The reviews are in for David Quammen’s The Tangled Tree (it’s great!).

Jan Redford recommends 9 Books by Adventurous Women about the Great Outdoors.

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Beyond the Llano (Aug. 7)

David Quammen’s The Tangled Tree: A Radical New History of Life will be available on August 14.

National Geographic examines the sustainability of the Greater Yellowstone Grizzly populations with hunts planned for the fall. Doug Peacock and Save the Yellowstone Grizzly are advocating against delisting the grizzly and the hunts.

Terry Tempest Williams talks with LitHub’s Paul Holdengraber about beauty, joy, sorrow, and the power and importance of the human voice.

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Beyond the Llano (July 26)

The U.S. Administration has proposed changes to how the Endangered Species Act is used, including ending automatic protections for threatened animals and plants.

The Chicago Review of Books has named the best nature writing of 2018 (so far).

Stephen Graham Jones’s Mapping the Interior is a finalist for the World Fantasy Award for Best Novella.

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Beyond the Llano (July 10)

Join the Plastic Free July challenge. Columnists at The Guardian explore the politics of a plastic-free lifestyle and the travel industry’s environmental responsibilities while NatGeo looks at the ubiquity of plastic in our environment.

Siobhan Adcock discusses the new vanguard of climate fiction. Her latest book of speculative fiction, The Completionist, is out now.

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Beyond the Llano (June 28)

Rick Bass has a new book The Traveling Feast: On the Road and at the Table with My Heroes. Read a review at USA Today and an excerpt at LitHub.

Watch Paul Hawken’s talk Regenerative Agriculture & Halting Human & Environmental Disease.

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Beyond the Llano (June 14)

Longreads interviews Elizabeth Rush about her new book Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore, vulnerable communities, and climate change.

Sowell Conference participant Kendra Greene has been named a 2018 Library Innovation Lab Summer Fellow.

Electric Literature recommends 8 Books About Alaska for People Who Don’t Watch Reality TV.

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