John has lectured widely on three continents. Throughout the 1980s and 90s he contributed regularly to the Smithsonian Institution Domestic Lecture programme in the United States, and has also lectured for the National Audobon Society, Philadelphia Academy of Natural Sciences, American Museum of Natural History, Harvard Natural History Museum, The California Academy of Sciences, the Cranbrook Institute, and many others.
In Britain, he contributes regularly to university graduate and post-graduate programmes at Oxford, Glasgow, Stirling, St Andrews and Aberdeen among others, as well as to Scottish Natural Heritage, wildlife clubs, and many other conservation bodies. Every year he does a tour of Book Festivals throughout Britain and regularly chairs literary discussions on nature writing.
John welcomes invitations to lecture for good causes: all enquiries through the Aigas Field Centre office, please. (email@example.com)
Forthcoming lectures/Book festivals: (see Events page)
Dundee Literary Festival - Friday 20th October 12pm venue to be confirmed
Book Week Scotland - Wednesday 29th November Patrick Geddes Centre, Edinburgh 6.30 pm
Further From Festival, Linlithgow - 3rd February 2018 details to follow
Words by the Water Festival, Derwentwater - Monday 12th March 2018 - details to follow