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. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Forthcoming lectures/Book festivals: (see Events page)
Royal Scottish Geographical Society lectures in Kirkcaldy, Edinburgh & Glasgow: (for further info on RSGS, see here)
Monday 20th March, 7.30 pm, School of Midwifery, University of Dundee Fife Campus, 5 Forth Avenue, Kirkcaldy, KY2 5YS
Wednesday 22nd March, 2.15 pm, Appleton Tower (LT4), 11 Crichton Street, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH8 9LE
Wednesday 22nd March, 7.30 pm, Gregory Building (Room 109), Lilybank Gardens, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, G12 8QQ
Friday 7th April, 7.00pm for 7.15 pm start, Scottish Wild Beaver Group, "Birds, Beavers & Biodiversity", Soutar Theatre, AK Bell Library, Perth, PH2 8EP.