We're so excited to welcome local author and ecologist Gary Ferguson to share his new book The Eight Master Lessons of Nature. With new insights into the inner workings of nature's wonders, Ferguson presents a fascinating exploration into how many of the most remarkable aspects of nature are hardwired into people's very DNA. What emerges is a dazzling web of connections that holds powerful clues about how to better navigate daily life.
More about The Eight Master Lessons of Nature
Gary Ferguson’s The Eight Master Lessons of Nature is a fascinating exploration into how many of the most remarkable aspects of nature are hardwired into our very DNA. Through cutting-edge data and research, drawing on science, psychology, history, and philosophy, Ferguson’s book leaves readers with a feeling of hope, excitement, and joy.
More about Gary Ferguson
Gary Ferguson has written for a variety of national publications, including Vanity Fair, Orion, The Chicago Tribune and the Los Angeles Times, and is the author of twenty-four books on nature and science. In March 2017 Gary's lead essay for Orion Magazine--titled "A Deeper Boom"--was selected by the American Society of Journalists and Authors as the Best Essay of 2016. For the past twenty years, he has given keynote lectures on the ecological and psychological values of nature around the country. He is also a member of the National Geographic Lecture Series, and for ten years--from 2006-2016--was on the faculty of the Rainier Writing Workshop MFA program, at Pacific Lutheran University.
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