Jo Twiselton's story is about her big adventure and the life-long lessons going to live in another country taught her.
Don't underestimate the power of adventure.
Jon Heller speaks on his journey from outdoor explorer to nature photographer as he pursues his ong-term interests in hiking, nature, and travel. What started out as a hobby has become the idea for a fully-fledged adventure magazine, where others can share their stories of adventure and exploration.
"Presentation of the Day" on October 4, 2014.
Christopher Lortie is an integrative scientist with expertise in community theory, sociology, and quantitative methods. Empirical research by Lortie and collaborators include biogeographical comparisons of many forms of community dynamics including invasion, climate change, keystone species, and plant-insect interactions. Research efforts include structural network analyses to couple trophic and non-trophic interactions with basal facilitation in desert ecosystems. Lortie is also a senior editor for Oikos and serves on other boards including PLOSONE, Journal of Ecology, and PeerJ. He is a scientist the National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis and a trail runner.
Fatin Arfin talks about how she took the step to become self-employed and helped businesses to grow. However, before she could rocket to success, the road was bumpy and the obstacles were many to the point where she almost felt like giving up her status of self-employment to the comfort of a steady paying job. Fatin, though, kept on going, never letting pressure get to her.
Fatin told truths about the state of the economy in Brunei and encouraged the audience to pursue their interests and hobbies and to make them into something more.
"In my experience, the beauty of the wilderness is the solitude and the simplicity."
In Photography and Adventure in the Wilderness from Pechakucha Night Kalispell Vol.1, Photographer Mandy Mohler takes us on her solo journey through Montana's Bob Marshall wilderness on horseback. She shares how this trip and her experience in nature has impacted her artwork and perspective on the outdoors.
This was "Presentation of the Day" on July 19th, 2017.
An extremely talented improv artist, Tara Sytsma invites you to listen to her talk about a crazy parenting adventure! Sure to brighten your day and bring a few laughs, Tara crafted this PK on the spot - as she had not previously seen the slides! Enjoy!
When Karon embarked upon a Masters degree in London, England, a long held dream, little did she know just where she’d go in those 16 months. By always following her heart she encountered so much joy, friendship and adventure and ended up the most unexpected place -with the greatest love of her life.