NMPBS invites the campus community and general public to a free premiere screening of Learning Wild, a New Mexico story featuring UNM alum and Furman University Professor Travis Perry. The screening will be held Saturday, Feb. 17 at the UNM Student Union Building (SUB) Theater located on the first floor of the SUB. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. with the film starting at 10 a.m.

followed by a discussion / Q&A session with the filmmakers and special guests. The screening will be moderated by NMPBS Executive Producer for Arts & Culture, Michael Kamins.

Admission is FREE, but reservations are required via https://www.newmexicopbs.org/what-we-do/community/.

Learning Wild is a New Mexico story. In the rugged backcountry of the Gila wilderness, outside Truth or Consequences, Dr. Travis Perry runs a unique field school for students of wildlife biology and ecology. For 16 weeks the students live and work in this remote and challenging environment, coming face to face with the wildlife they love in their pursuit to become effective conservation professionals.

The premiere will also be broadcast on Ch. 5.1, Thursday, Feb. 22, at 7 p.m. and streaming on the PBS App, and on Ch. 5.4: Friday, Feb. 23, at 9 p.m.