Delving into the effects climate change on city trees, foraging in the city, Dutch elm disease, and squirrels in the living room, author Ariel Gordon explores our relationships with the natural world with great passion. Join her on a walk through YEG's treasured river valley for insights on our very own urban forest. Hosted by U of A Historian Dwayne Donald. The walk will begin at the Matrix Hotel lobby, and will conclude at Yellowhead Brewery.
Dr. Dwayne Donald was born and raised in Edmonton and is a descent of the Papaschase Cree. His Blackfoot name is Aipioomahkaa (Long Distance Runner). He currently teaches at the University of Alberta. He is committed to research that attends to place and story as these are remembered and enacted by the Plains Cree and Blackfoot peoples today.