In this episode, UMaine Farmington professor Gretchen Legler discusses human connections to the sacred in the natural world.
Conversations from the Pointed Firs: writer Kimberly Ridley
In this episode, writer Kimberly Ridley discusses the power of unstructured time for children and the power present in close observations of the natural world.
Conversations from the Pointed Firs: author William Carpenter
In this episode, author William Carpenter discusses the importance of better understanding and living within our natural systems.
Conversations from the Pointed Firs: authors Glen Libby and Toni Small
In this episode, authors Glen Libby and Toni Small discuss their book “Caught: Time, Place, Fish.”
Conversations from the Pointed Firs: maritime historian Lincoln Paine
In this episode, professor and maritime historian Lincoln Paine discusses Maine’s coastal history.
Conversations from the Pointed Firs: author Christopher Packard
In this episode, author Christopher Packard discusses Maine’s rich folklore.
Conversations from the Pointed Firs: historian Earl H. Smith
In this episode, historian Earl H. Smith discusses Maine’s rich invention and maker culture.
Conversations from the Pointed Firs: Singer, songwriter Gordon Bok
Bok discusses traditional ways of thinking unique to Maine, and to the cultural flow of humanity as informed and shaped by our ocean world.
Conversations from the Pointed Firs: Minister, musician and author Rob McCall
Rob McCall joins host Peter Neill to discuss the tradition of nature writing in Maine, the characteristics of the genre, and the various methodologies and principles that underlie this special means by which to evoke and understand the natural world that surrounds us.
Peter Neill: Maine is positioned for greatness in a troubled world
Dirigo, indeed. Base our future on human ecology, not ‘nostalgia and empty tradition.’
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