'Braiding Sweetgrass' author Kimmerer wraps up Nature Night Talk series

The Bulletin highlights the Robin Wall Kimmerer's Nature Night talk.
By David Jasper
Bend Bulletin


Ecologist Robin Wall Kimmerer, the acclaimed author of “Braiding Sweetgrass,” will conclude Deschutes Land Trust’s 2021 Nature Night Talk series with the lecture “Reciprocity with the Natural World” on March 17.

The New York-based Kimmerer — “mother, scientist, decorated professor, and enrolled member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation” per her bio — will discuss via Zoom the subject of restoration and reciprocity; that is, the idea that restoring systems to their natural state not only heals the land, but also heals humans’ relationship to the land...