The Way of Coyote Events

Wild Things Conference 2019Wild Things 2019 Conference
Saturday, February 23, 2019
Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, 5555 North River Road, Rosemont, IL

Beasts of the Page and Pavement: Natural History, Both Imagined and Real
Gavin Van Horn, Center for Humans and Nature and Liam Heneghan, DePaul University
Wild animals are all around us—populating our cities, roaming our imaginations. Join naturalist Gavin Van Horn, author of The Way of Coyote: Shared Journeys in the Urban Wilds and ecologist Liam Heneghan, author of Beasts at Bedtime: Revealing the Environmental Wisdom in Children’s Literature, for a presentation and discussion about how animals can help us rethink and re-story our urban areas. Register here for the conference.

Evanston History Center

Under the Buffalo Lecture Series
Thursday, February 28, 7:00 p.m. 
Evanston History Center, 225 Greenwood Street, Evanston, IL 

Join the Evanston History Center for a talk by Gavin Van Hornwho will discuss his recent book, The Way of Coyotein which he reveals the stupendous diversity of species that can flourish in urban landscapes like Chicago. Van Horn’s stories in The Way of Coyote point toward incredible adaptability and resilience, such as that displayed by beavers plying the waters of human-constructed canals or peregrine falcons raising their young atop towering skyscrapers. Bookends and Beginnings hosts a book signing following the presentation. Books will be available for sale at the event. $10 admission; free for EHC members. Click here to make a reservation.

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