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Edinburgh International Book Festival, UK. August 18th, 2022. In person.

Southern Festival of Books. Nashville, TN. October 14-16, 2022. In person.

Student Conference on Conservation Science (SCCS) – Bengaluru. 19th September, 2022. Online.

Friends of the Library. Sewanee, TN. September 21st, 2022.

Cumming Nature Center. October 6th, 2022.

Young Voices of Science. October 13th, 2022.

South Cumberland Community Fund. October 29, 2022. In person.

MAXforum in partnership with NEW INC and ONX Studio. In conversation with electro-acoustic composer Paula Matthusen and artist Dakota Gearhart. ONX Studio, 645 5th Ave, Lower Level, Manhattan, NY. November 2nd, 7pm.

Texas Book Festival, Austin, TX. November 5-6, 2022. In person.

Thoreau Farm, Concord, MA. November 17th, 2022.

Rotary Club of Decatur. November 18th, 2022.

Eugene Natural History Society and Native Plant Society of Oregon. April 21, 2023.

Past events (2022):

Stewardship Network. With Lyanda Lynn Haupt. January 27th, 2022.

Chattahoochee Nature Center, GA. January 29th, 2022.

Trees Atlanta. February 18th, 2022.

Parnassus Books (Nashville). March 1st, 2022. In person. Register here.

A Cappella Books (Atlanta): March 6th, 2022 (4pm). In person.

Town Hall (Seattle), in conversation with Lyanda Lynn Haupt: March 7th, 2022.

Point Reyes Books and Emergence Magazine, in conversation with Emmanuel Vaughan-Lee: March 8th, 2022.

Ladew Gardens: March 31st, 2022. Online.

Harry C. Howard Jr. Lecture, Vanderbilt University. 4pm, April 7th, 2022. In person.

Trails and Trilliums, Sewanee/Monteagle TN. 5pm, April 8th, 2022. In person. ($25 ticket price goes entirely to support the wonderful Friends of South Cumberland State Park and includes Wine and Wildflowers reception). DuBose Conference Center.

University of the South, Sewanee, TN: Reading at 7pm April 11th, Gailor Auditorium. In person. Free, no registration.

Longwood Gardens: Conversations about trees. Online. April 14th with ethnobotanist Chief Dennis Coker of the Lenape Tribe of Delaware and 21st with Georgia Silvera Seamans of the Washington Square Park Eco Projects and Jessica Turner-Skoff of The Morton Arboretum.

Charlottesville Area Tree Stewards. April 27th, 2022.

The Linnean Society of London. April 28th, 2022. Online.

Tennessee Citizens for Wilderness Planning and the University of Tennessee Arboretum Society. April 28th, 2022. Online.

Duke Gardens. 7pm, May 3rd 2022. Online.

Glacier National Park Conservancy. May 18th, 2022, 6:30pm MT. Online.

Sewanee Veranda. June 9-11, 2022.

Point Reyes Books (in conversation with Kim Haines-Eitzen about her new book Sonorous Desert). June 23rd 2-022. Register here.

Eagle Eye Book Shop, Decatur, GA. June 25th at 2-4pm, with Dan Chapman, Sally Sears, and Trees Atlanta.

Sewanee Young Writers’ Conference. July 6th 2022.

Monteagle Assembly. July 7th, 2022.