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give inspiration For graduation
Do you have a niece, nephew, child, or grandchild graduating
from high school or college this spring? A gift subscription to
Orion will honor your graduate’s sense of hope and equip him
or her with ideas and inspiration for a bright future. Go to
tell us What You thinK
We love letters to the editor, and we specifically want to hear what
you like (and don’t) about Orion and where you’d like to see the
magazine go. Share your thoughts and ideas by taking the 2013
reader survey, which you’ll find at www.orionmagazine.org/survey,
or request a paper copy by calling 888/909-6568 ext. 10.
Join us at mountainFilm in telluride
Join Orion editor-in-chief H. Emerson Blake and contributors Matt
Black, Sandra Steingraber, and Douglas Gayeton at Mountainfilm
in Telluride, May 24–27, 2013. Mountainfilm works at the nexus
of filmmaking, adventure, and activism to explore environmental,
cultural, and social issues. Go to www.orionmagazine.org/film.
This landmark book from Orion has helped over 20,000 teachers,
parents, and others nurture the relationship between children and
nature. Full of resources, ideas, and age-appropriate activities from
renowned educator David Sobel, this newly updated second edition
is now available for sale at www.orionmagazine.org/ecophobia.
the ten Best orion Covers
Earlier this year we invited readers to vote for the ten best Orion
covers out of the 143 issues of the magazine that have been published since 1982, and we’re releasing the winning covers as a set
of postcards. The votes have been cast and the results are in —see
them at www.orionmagazine.org/covers.
the 2013 orion BooK aWard
If you’re looking for summer reading, the 2013 Orion Book
Award can point you toward recent books that address the human
relationship with the natural world in fresh, thought-provoking,
and engaging ways. Go to www.orionmagazine.org/oba to find out
about this year’s winner and five finalists.
disCuss the neW FaCe oF War
Join Orion for a discussion about the future of armed conflict with
Christopher Merrill, author of “The New Face of War” (page 30 of
this issue), and a panel of other writers and thinkers on this topic
on June 18 at 4 p.m. (EDT). This event is free, but registration is
required; sign up at www.orionmagazine.org/discuss.
inspire a graduate
orion at mountainFilm
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Christopher merrill live, June 18
2013 orion BooK aWard