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)
British Bird Fair, Rutland: Sunday 19th August: Raptor Persecution in the Highlands, at 11am, in the Osprey Lecture Theatre.
RSGS lectures: Inverness, 8th October, Perth 9th October, Stirling, 10th October. Talks entitled John Lister-Kaye - A Natural Childhood, which will feature The Dun Cow Rib, A Very Natural Childhood, his autobiography published in 2017
Southwold Festival: details to be confirmed. Festival runs from 8th - 12th November 2018