View of trees from the Thain Family Forest

The Secret Wisdom of Nature: Peter Wohlleben with Maria Popova

March 13, 2019

10:30–11:30 a.m.

Peter Wohlleben, a career forester in his native Germany, is best known as author of the international bestsellers The Hidden Life of Trees and The Inner Life of Animals. The Secret Wisdom of Nature completes the trilogy, exploring the vast natural systems that make life on Earth possible. Describing the interplay between animals and plants, highlighting new scientific discoveries and sharing insights from his decades of observing nature, Wohlleben helps us recapture our sense of awe and see our world with new eyes.

Lecture followed by conversation with Maria Popova, founder/editor of Brain Pickings, MIT Futures of Entertainment Fellow, and author of the newly-released Figuring.