Presentations and a panel discussion around the issues of climate change, river conservation, and environmental activism.
Keynote Speaker: Tim Palmer
Author and photographer Tim Palmer will present his slide show Wild and Scenic Rivers: An American Legacy.
The book Wild and Scenic Rivers: An American Legacy is an illuminating portrait of the world’s premier system for the protection of natural rivers. It reveals the history and essential policies of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers Act and showcases 160 spectacular color photos of designated rivers from across the country.
Tim will show photos and tells stories about this vital public initiative in celebration its 50th anniversary.
Palmer is the award-winning author of 26 books about rivers, conservation, the environment, and adventure travel. He is an accomplished photographer of America’s natural landscapes and a dynamic public speaker with inspiring slide shows on a range of environmental topics. His work is one of the most complete photographic collections of rivers in the United States.
More speakers still in the works!
Sierra Nevada College’s environmental science programs focus on hands-on research and inquiry. Sustainability is in our DNA and the spectacular Lake Tahoe Basin is our lab. Majors in Ecology and Natural Resource Management prepare our students to bring positive change to our global ecosystem.