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Extended University offers environmental ed course in Big Sky

September 6, 2013 -- MSU News Service

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BOZEMAN -- Montana State University's Extended University will offer an environmental education course in Big Sky starting Oct. 1.

The course is called “Nature and Culture: Changing Perspectives of the Natural World,” The course focuses on historical and contemporary environmental literature to consider the diverse ways in which people think about nature.

The course meets on Thursdays from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at Ophir School. The price is $89. The non-credit course is open to anyone.

The instructor is Robin Patten, an environmental educator and writer. She has completed degrees and graduate studies in environmental history, cultural geography, ecology and environmental writing from MSU and the University of Montana. Patten has taught several courses for Extended University.

For more information or to register online, visit For more information, contact Extended University at 994-6683 or

Contact: Nicole Soll, MSU Extended University, (406) 994-6633,