Reflections on Philosophy and The Environment

Alejandro Strong to speak on ‘A Solo Canoe Trip on the Penobscot River’

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Thursday, Oct. 15, at 6:30 p.m., the Belfast Free Library and Belfast Bay Watershed Coaliton will co-host a virtual program on Zoom, “A Solo Canoe Trip on the Penobscot River: Reflections on Philosophy and The Environment” with Alejandro Strong.

Registered Maine Guide Alejandro C. Strong recounts a recent canoe trip he took in Maine’s North Woods. He mixes stories from his recent trip, memories from 20 years of leading canoe trips, and philosophical reflections on nature and the place of humans in it.

Strong is the founder of Apeiron Expeditions, and teaches philosophy at Husson University. In both his guiding and research he is interested in helping people explore the relationship between natural environments and human culture.

The Belfast Bay Watershed Coalition supports conservation and stewardship of natural and public resources of the Belfast Bay watershed through research, community-building, and education. To learn more visit www.belfastbaywatershed.org.

To register for the zoom link go to belfastlibrary.org/virtual-programs.

For more information about this program please call the library at 207-338-3884 ext.10.

Photo caption: Alejandro Strong

Event Date: 

Thu, 10/15/2020 - 6:30pm

Event Location: 

Zoom