Friday, June 16, 6:00 – 7:30 pm Doors open at 5:30
Ecotrust, Billy Frank, Jr. Conference Center 721 NW 9th Ave. 97209
About David Montgomery David R. Montgomery is a MacArthur Fellow, professor of geomorphology at the University of Washington, and an Ecotrust board member. He is an internationally recognized geologist who studies landscape evolution and the effects of geological processes on ecological systems and human societies. An author of award-winning popular-science books, he has been featured in documentary films, network and cable news, and on a wide variety of TV and radio programs, including NOVA, PBS NewsHour, Fox and Friends, and All Things Considered. When not writing or doing geology, he plays in the band Big Dirt. He lives in Seattle, with his wife Anne Biklé and their black lab guide-dog dropout Loki.
“In the past couple of years, an awful lot of smart people have started talking very seriously about the state of the planet’s soil. If you want to understand what’s at stake, and learn about the exciting possibilities, this book is a fine starting point.” —Bill McKibben, author of Deep Economy