Photo courtesy of Oregon Wild
Wednesday, September 19
Doors open at 6 p.m. Lecture begins at 6:30 p.m.
The Meetinghouse at Stroud Water Research Center
In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act, enjoy an evening with author, conservationist, and photographer Tim Palmer as he talks about his newest book, Wild and Scenic Rivers: An American Legacy. Palmer is the award-winning author of 25 books about rivers, conservation, and adventure travel. He is a photographer of America’s natural landscapes and a dynamic public speaker about a range of environmental topics.
Follow river paddler, author, and conservationist, Tim Palmer, through the enchanting waters of Oregon’s Wild Rivers Coast, which has the highest concentration of National Wild & Scenic Rivers in the US. With just a canoe, a camera, and an old van, Tim finds his bliss and his calling on these rivers, and has found a way to share their beauty… while reflecting on the significance of national Wild & Scenic Rivers Act that protects beautiful rivers all across country. Produced in Partnership with US Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, and River Management Society. — Vimeo.com
About the Joan and Dick Stroud Memorial Lecture Series
Held in memory of Joan and Dick Stroud, co-founders of Stroud™ Water Research Center, this lecture series allows us to share with our friends and the general public a special evening with speakers who both enlighten and entertain — sharing their research and their perspectives on subjects from watershed ecology to conservation and more. See the list of previous speakers.