Mark Fiege - Park City
Oct 18, 2017, 7:00 pm
The Republic of Nature: An Environmental History of the United States
VenueSwaner Preserve and EcoCenter
1258 Center Dr
Park City , UT 84098-7653
Historian Mark Fiege visits the Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter to discuss his book The Republic of Nature as well as his work on national parks in the U.S. and around the world.
This event is free but registration is required. To register, visit: http://www.swanerecocenter.org/calendar#/?i=2
Mark Fiege is the Wallace Stegner Chair in Western American Studies at Montana State University and the author of The Republic of Nature: An Environmental History of the United States (2012) and Irrigated Eden: The Making of an Agricultural Landscape in the American West (1999), which received the Forest History Society's Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Book Award. His article "The Weedy West," published in the Western Historical Quarterly (2005), won several honors, including the American Society for Environmental History's Alice Hamilton Prize. Prior to moving to Montana State, he was a founding member of the Public Lands History Center at Colorado State University and a participant in its Parks as Portals to Learning, a research and learning program based on environmental history that brings together faculty, students, and resource managers at Rocky Mountain National Park. His current research includes a book on conservation in the national parks.
This event is made possible with support from Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter, the Park City Library, and Utah Humanities.