Want to expand your writing skills? Interested in getting your science into the hands of the masses?
This workshop was facilated by Dr. Lee Foote and Dr. Sarah Elmeligi and featured the wisdom from our Expert Presenters: Kevin Van Tighem, Ken Bailey. This engaging and interesting workshop shared perspective and experience in regards to publishing scientific work and perspectives in magazines, books, online forums, and traditional media. Some advice tidbits included:
There was so much more that we discussed in this workshop. The conversation was rich and the advice from Kevin and Ken was top notch! Check out the video in our members area!
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Kevin Van Tighem, a former superintendent of Banff National Park, has written more than 200 articles, stories, and essays on conservation and wildlife which have garnered him many awards, including Western Magazine Awards, Outdoor Writers of Canada book and magazine awards, and the Journey Award for Fiction. He is the author of Bears Without Fear, The Homeward Wolf, Heart Waters: Sources of the Bow River, Our Place: Changing the Nature of Alberta, and Wild Roses Are Worth It: Alberta Reconsidered. He lives with his wife, Gail, in Canmore, Alberta.
Outdoor Canada’s long-time hunting editor Ken Bailey has travelled all over Canada—and the world—with rifle, shotgun and fly rod in hand. Recognized as one of Canada’s most accomplished outdoor writers, he’s also the author of No Place Like Home, an award-winning book celebrating the abundance and diversity of hunting and angling experiences Canada has to offer. In his professional career, Ken spent more than 30 years conserving wildlife, fish and their habitats across Canada.
Professional refers to someone who works with wildlife and/or their habitats in a professional setting.
In this context, it is not in reference to a legal professional designation.