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Dr. Peter Gleick headshot.

The 2010 Water’s Edge Speaker

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Co-founder and president of the Pacific Institute, Peter Gleick, was the speaker at the Stroud Center’s 2010 Water’s Edge gala at Longwood Gardens.

Ian Hutton at work.

The 2009 Water’s Edge Speaker

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Island naturalist and conservationist Ian Hutton was the speaker at the Stroud Center’s seventh annual fundraising gala at Longwood Gardens.

Headshot of Flip Nicklin.

The 2008 Water’s Edge Speaker

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Flip Nicklin, the foremost underwater photographer in the world, presented “Whales, A Changing View” at The Water’s Edge gala on October 2, 2008.

Kris Tompkins speaks at The Water’s Edge gala.

The 2007 Water’s Edge Speaker

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Kristine McDivitt Tompkins, surfer girl, former CEO of Patagonia Inc., and “deep ecologist,” was the 2007 Water’s Edge speaker at Longwood Gardens.

Wangari Maathi at The Water’s Edge gala.

The 2006 Water’s Edge Speaker

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Dr. Wangari Maathai, the first African woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize, was the 2006 Water’s Edge speaker on October 19, 2006 at Longwood Gardens.

Headshot of William McDonough.

The 2005 Water’s Edge Speaker

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Speaking to a packed audience, William McDonough mesmerized the 460 attendees with his vision of the future and indicating that the future is now.

Headshot of Sylvia Earle.

The 2004 Water’s Edge Speaker

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2004 Water’s Edge speaker. Marine biologist, National Geographic Society Explorer-in-Residence, former chief NOAA scientist

Bern Sweeney presents Jane Goodall with a Leaf Pack Experiment kit.

The 2003 Water’s Edge Speaker

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2003 Water’s Edge Speaker. Primatologist, author, founder of The Jane Goodall Institute, mentor, United Nations Messenger of Peace