"Beaverland: Travels Among Rodents of Unusual Size with Ben Goldfarb '09"

March 6, 2019 - 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm (already occurred)
Science Center, Kirkpatrick Lecture Hall (SCCE A011)
Photo of a beaver dam and pond

Award-winning environmental journalist Ben Goldfarb '09 will discuss his book Eager: The Surprising, Secret Life of Beavers and Why They Matter, explore trends in ecological restoration and wildlife conservation, and talk about turning science writing into a career. Goldfarb's work has appeared in Science, Mother Jones, The Guardian, The Washington Post and many other publications. Eager: The Surprising, Secret Life of Beavers and Why They Matter is a finalist for the 2019 PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award.

Contact Info

Diane Hutton
(413) 542-2233
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