Public Speaking


“Lobbying Ethics Law Compliance in Environmental Advocacy,”

Michigan State University, Department of Agriculture & Natural Resources course, October 4, 2016


“Advocacy and Journalism: a Delicate Dance.”

Knight Center for Environmental Journalism, Michigan State University, October 4, 2016


“Why Study Philosophy in the Age of STEM?”

Miami University, Philosophy Department Careers Presentation, Oxford, Ohio, September 30, 2016


“Constitutional Basis for Advocacy in the Natural Resource Arena,”

Michigan State University, Department of Agriculture & Natural Resources course, September 29, 2015


“Exxon Valdez Restoration Parallels for BP Deepwater Horizon,”

Yale University & U.S. Forest Service centennial of the Weeks Act, June, 2011,

and same presentation for the USFWS Coastal Program, January, 2011


“Create an Alaskan Ocean Conservation Hall of Fame!”

Oceans Festival keynote address, Alaska Center for the Environment, Anchorage, June, 2009


“The Exxon Valdez Oil Spill: Mitigation through Habitat Acquisition,”

Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge marking the 20th anniversary of the Alaska spill, March 2009.


“Bears, Salmon & Oil, Restoration of the Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge,”

WALLACE LECTURE FUND, Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle, Monteagle, TN, July 2006.


“Bears, Salmon & Oil,”

Conservation and Community Public Lectures at the National Conservation Training Center, Shepherdstown, WV, January, 2002


“Grassroots Action with Unlikely Partners.”

Heritage Forest Campaign Strategy Session,Washington, DC, June 14, 2001

“A Conversation with the White House’s Closest Conservation Allies,”

Washington, DC, Environmental Grantmakers Association, February 2001


“Exxon Valdez, Ten Years After”,

Shiawassee County Conservation Club, Owosso, Michigan, April, 1994


“Kodiak Brown Bear Trust is Your Partner”,

Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation, U.S. Capitol, February 26, 1997


“Why Giant Bears Deserve Your Help”

Keynote Speaker, Great Bear Foundation annual conference, Bozeman, MT, May 30, 1995


“Texas in Transition”

Lyndon Baines Johnson School of Public Affairs, University of
Texas, panelist, Austin, TDX 1988.