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Peter Topping

Peconic Baykeeper

A Pilgrim at Alewife Creek

PRESENTED ON JUN 14, 2019
IN HAMPTONS @ VOL 28

Peter Topping, as the Peconic Baykeeper he's honored to have the oppurtunity to give vioce too and protect the waterways that make the east end of Long Island such a special place. Peter gives us insight to the life happening in our very backyards.

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Litany: An Aggregation of Everything

BY PAUL LLOYD SARGENT
@ VOL 14 ON NOV 17, 2015

Paul Lloyd Sargent
Artist & PhD Candidate, 
Department of Media Study, University at Buffalo, Erie Basin Meets Erie Basin: Artificial Corridors

Tracing environmental disaster, uneven development, and the externalities of global capital from the eastern shores of Lake Erie to the banks of Newtown Creek via the NYS Canal System, Paul Lloyd Sargent practices an embodied media archaeology atop piles of the debris of history.

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Message in a Bottle

BY GEORGE BOORUJY
@ VOL 8 ON MAR 04, 2016

George Boorujy was born and bred in New Providence New Jersey, and now lives in Brooklyn, along with almost everyone else. He is represented by P.P.O.W. gallery in New York, and teaches at the School of Visual Arts. 

Check out George's project, New York Pelagic, here!

Read about the bottle that washed up on a beach in France here!

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An Enviro-Pilgrim

BY AYALA KATZ
@ VOL 38 ON MAY 03, 2016

Ayala Katz connected with her inner-self, her life’s purpose & raised awareness on environmental issues while walking great distances. With her vision of planting a million trees, creating safe, bio-diverse, indigenous walk-ways for flora & fauna to thrive, she wants to make every step count, inspiring others.

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Adopt the Pace of Nature

BY BRIANNA LAMBERSON
@ VOL 19 ON MAY 12, 2016

"Adopt the pace of nature. Hersecret is patience." -  Ralph Waldo Emerson

In this presentation Brianna Larmberson explains how by adopting the pace of nature we can learn to be patient with ourselves in a culture that is anything but.

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The Future of Flooding

BY SAMUEL BUDIN
@ VOL 16 ON SEP 01, 2016

Samuel Lang Budin is a social documentary photographer living in Brooklyn and working primarily in the depressive realist mode. He makes 35mm and medium format slide shows about climate change anxiety, aging and death, naked people in their own homes, the personal discomforts of travel, and the encroaching sea. Just you wait!

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"I only work here..." Regarding the Nature of Painting Nature

BY TIMOTHY ROEPE
@ VOL 17 ON SEP 16, 2016

Timothy Roepe is a painter who's art is rooted in painting directly from nature. He explores what it is to paint from nature, and how he derives his abstract works from what he sees in the world. 

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Nature Not Nudes

BY JENNIE WEBBER
@ VOL 31 ON AUG 15, 2018

Drawn to nature, artist Jennie Webber set up life drawing events with a difference, instead of nudes, people draw live animals.

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Timpson Creek Farm

BY DARBY WEAVER
@ VOL 36 ON AUG 26, 2018

Through study, design, and implementation, we are capable of setting up food systems that mimic nature's flow, are easy to manage, work on nature's renewable engine, and house closed fertility loops that increase overall sustainability. "Making" these places where nature and production meet offer many rewards both felt on an individual/spiritual growth curve and on the greater community that have access to fresh food and experiences within nature's matrix. Darby Weaver shares with us about these fascinating systems in her presentation.

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Trout Creek Ecological Reserve

BY DON GAYTON
@ VOL 12 ON MAY 17, 2018

"Nature doesn't give a damn whether we live or die," says Okanagan ecologist and author Don Gayton as we explore the unforgiving beauty of British Columbia's Trout Creek Ecological Reserve.