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Grete Gansauer

Montana Wilderness Association in Kalispell, MT

Connecting People Through Trails

PRESENTED ON APR 19, 2017
IN KALISPELL @ VOL 1

Grete Gansauer shares her experience in helping to coordinate and build a large trail network around Kalispell, Montana. She describes her efforts to coordinate funraising and land purchases for conservation and public access, and inspires us all to get out and volunteer.

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Land Sea Sky

BY RITA BEIKS
@ VOL 4 ON NOV 29, 2013

When Vancouver International Airport (YVR) required a thematic makeover in terms of experience, numerous local artists answered the call. Rita Beiks discusses the concept behind YVR's renewal -- namely "Land Sea Sky" -- and how the installations and exhibits of Aboriginal Canadian art serve to welcome travelers to the city. 

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Conquering Mt. Fuji

BY JOHNNY LINNERT
@ VOL 117 ON SEP 24, 2014

PechaKucha's own Johnny Linnert tells his story of climbing Japan's tallest mountain/active vocano: Fuji-san. From his experience of climbing up with the mountain with his friends, he gives advice on what to expect from such a grand adventure. 

"Presentation of the Day" on October 31, 2014.

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Purikura and Light Trails

BY JOSEPH TAME
@ VOL 120 ON DEC 16, 2014

Joseph Tame brought excitement and festive joy to the PechaKucha stage in December -- see the images in his presentation for a hint at what he was wearing -- with this presentation about some latest projects, including a portable purikura machine, and light trails.

"Presentation of the Day" on January 30, 2015.

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Building 100 Miles of Mountain Bike Trails

BY BILLY DAVIS
@ VOL 6 ON DEC 07, 2011

Billy Davis promotes a plan to build 100 miles of urban mountain bike trails in Louisville, Kentucky. He talks aboutthe  economic and cultural prosperity these trails can bring to the towns of Kentucky.

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Bridging Gaps, Linking Paths

BY BILL YARWOOD
@ VOL 2 ON FEB 20, 2015

Bill Yarwood discusses the Central Washington University campus master plan. Specifically, he speaks about the importance of connecting the 7-block distance between the campus and downtown Ellensburg. Bill speaks about the necessity of trails and paths, and how they influence one’s understanding of their locale.

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Public Spaces for Everybody?

BY SANDRA HALL
@ VOL 8 ON SEP 01, 2015

The British artist Sandra Hall is wondering about the concept of public space, and who are allowed to use them.

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Why trails matter to design, to me and to everywhere!

BY GALEO SAINTZ
@ VOL 40 ON AUG 16, 2016

Today's PechaKucha of the Day was presented in Cape Town, one of the cities joining PechaKucha's Global City Organiser Pow Wow in Tokyo last week.

"There is something radical that happens when we spend time out on trail, that really changes the quality of our thinking."

In Why trails matter to design, to me and to everywhere! from PechaKucha Night Cape Town Vol.40Galeo Saintz an international trails ambassador and chairs the World Trails network from over 27 different countries, tells us about the importance of trails to our lives. He gave us the idea that the world would be better if we spend more time on outdoors to make us more happier and smarter. When did you last spend time in the nature?

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Thursday, October 6th, 2016.

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Dedication to the Land

BY CLIFF KIPP
@ VOL 1 ON APR 19, 2017

Cliff Kipp tells us about his lifelong affinity for the outdoors and how that has impacted his life. While discussing different perspectives on land use, Cliff shows us how his passion for conservation has grown into a full-time career working with young people to preserve Montana's wild places. 

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Photography and Adventure in the Wilderness

BY MANDY MOHLER
@ VOL 1 ON APR 19, 2017

"In my experience, the beauty of the wilderness is the solitude and the simplicity."

In Photography and Adventure in the Wilderness from Pechakucha Night Kalispell Vol.1, Photographer Mandy Mohler takes us on her solo journey through Montana's Bob Marshall wilderness on horseback. She shares how this trip and her experience in nature has impacted her artwork and perspective on the outdoors. 

This was "Presentation of the Day" on July 19th, 2017.