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National Geographic host gets wild April 3

Office of Communications & Marketing | Northeastern State University
TAHLEQUAH, Okla. -- Northeastern State University’s Green and White Weekend is April 3-6. As part of the many events planned, NSU will have Casey Anderson, a National Geographic TV host, kick off the weekend.  Anderson will give his presentation on Thursday, April 3 at 7 p.m. in the Webb Auditorium of the NSU-Tahlequah campus.

This grizzly bear enthusiast’s lecture will also include a Q&A, as well as a book signing at 8:30 p.m.

In addition to his lecture at NSU, Anderson will also be providing an educational outreach at Heritage Elementary School in Tahlequah, Okla. Friday, April 4.

Anderson is the host and executive producer of the Nat Geo WILD channel series Expedition Wild and America the Wild. Anderson is also a wildlife naturalist, public speaker, author and actor.

Anderson was born and raised in East Helena, Mont. and has been involved in the film and television industry for more than 16 years. He has worked on numerous feature films, television wildlife documentaries, and non-profit educational programs. He is the author of The Story of Brutus: My life with Brutus the Bear and Grizzlies of North America and has contributed to various other publications.

In 2010, Anderson was the recipient of the Panda Award for Best Presenter-Led Program for Expedition Grizzly at the Wildscreen Festival in Bristol, United Kingdom.

Anderson is also the trainer and best friend of Brutus the Bear and the co-owner and director of the Montana Grizzly Encounter, a grizzly bear sanctuary in Bozeman, Mont.

This event is co-sponsored by the Sequoyah Institute and Northeastern Activities Board. For more information about this event, contact the NAB office at 918-444-2526 or the Sequoyah Institute at 918-444-4500. For additional information regarding Green and White Weekend, contact the NSU Alumni Association at 918-458-2143.

Published: 4/1/2014 3:06:41 PM

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