Alejandro C. Strong, Registered Maine Guide and philosophy professor, recounts a recent canoe trip he took in Maine’s North Woods. Alejandro mixes stories from his recent trip, memories from 20 years of leading canoe trips, and philosophical reflections on nature and our place in it.
Alejandro 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.
Cloe Chunn will show pictures of paddling the Penobscot River and about seeing firsthand the meanings of Wabanaki place names along the way, and also about creating the Penobscot River Paddling Trail.
A former high school and college teacher, Cloe is a naturalist, outdoor writer, and Maine Guide. She is cofounder of the Maine Master Naturalist Program.
Her book, ‘Fifty Hikes in the Maine Mountains’ (W.W.Norton), has been a standard hiking guide for over 40 years. Exploring wild places, sharing them with others, and feeling her connection to Mother Earth, are what motivate Cloe.