Nature and the Environment

Title

Daisies

Author

Oliver, Mary

Type

Reading

Overview

The winner of many literary awards, including the Pulitzer Prize, Mary Oliver (b. 1935) is a popular American poet whose lyric poems contemplate the beauty of nature and the place of human beings in…

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Title

Thought

Author

Real Bird, Henry

Type

Reading

Overview

Henry Real Bird, born and raised on the Crow Indian reservation in Montana, is a rancher, a poet, and a teacher at Northern Cheyenne Tribal School. The author of numerous poetry…

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Title

God’s Grandeur

Author

Hopkins, Gerard Manley

Type

Reading

Overview

Ordained a Jesuit priest in 1877, the Englishman Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1889) began writing poetry at an early age. His work is steeped in fiercely honest encounters with faith and doubt. Among…

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Title

Learning the Trees

Author

Nemerov, Howard

Type

Reading

Overview

Twice appointed American poet laureate, Howard Nemerov (1920-1991) grew up in New York City. He served in the U.S. Air Force during World War II, and after the war he began a distinguished career as…

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Title

Rationally Selfish: Why I Don’t Recycle

Author

Hsieh, Diana Dr.

Type

Video

Overview

The video, “Rationally Selfish: Why I Don’t Recycle” by Dr. Diana Hsieh was posted on Youtube on June 8, 2011 as part of her “Rationally Selfish” webcast. This clip shows…

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