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From the Starker Lecture Series website: 

How can we fail to be excited when a world-class department
in Forest Science in the Pacific Northwest opens its doors
and makes an outstanding program of lectures available
online to the general public?

2006-07 Series
[hosted by Oregon State University]

100 Years of Forestry in the Pacific Northwest:
A Critical Look Back, A Fresh Look Forward
a series of eight lectures presented in online
webcasts in RealAudio
The most recent lecture
was given by celebrated
David Orr.

Thursday, January the 25th 2007
Design On the Edge
LaSells Stewart Center, C&E Auditorium
Corvallis, Oregon   
4:00 p.m.
Archived Video [realaudio]

“David W. Orr is the Paul Sears Distinguished Professor of Environmental
Studies and Politics and Chair of the Environmental Studies Program at
Oberlin College.  [...]

He is perhaps best known for his pioneering work on environmental literacy
in higher education and his recent work in ecological design. He raised funds
for and spearheaded the effort to design and build a $7.2 million Environmental
Studies Center at Oberlin College, a building described by the New York Times
as "the most remarkable" of a new generation of college buildings and by the
U.S. Department of Energy as one of thirty "milestone buildings" of the
20th century.”[...]

Related links . . .
Free Speech TV:

Keynote: David Orr

"Professor and Chair of the Environmental Studies Program at Oberlin College,
David Orr is the nation ’s premiere eco-educator, renowned for his pioneering
work promoting environmental literacy in higher education by designing and
leading very practical and effective programs. He is also a leading light in
ecological design; an award-winning scholar; an inspiring teacher; one of
the leading figures in the larger sustainability movement; and the author of the
classics, The Nature of Design; Earth in Mind; and Ecological Literacy."

Getting Political, Going Global
Producer: Bioneers

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