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Great Rivers of the West web series

April 21, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm PDT

Western Rivers Conservancy would like to introduce you to river expert, author, photographer and conservationist Tim Palmer—your guide to the upcoming Great River of the West web series, which launches in March!
Tim is an award-winning author of 29 books about rivers, river conservation and river recreation. He is the country’s foremost authority on paddling rivers and has canoed or kayaked over 300 of them across the United States. To see rivers through Tim’s eyes is to experience them through the eyes of a river otter, a scholar and your favorite whitewater guide all at the same time.
Tim will be taking registrants of the series on a journey down dozens of the West’s great rivers—11 states in all, from the Pacific Coast to the spine of the Rockies, into the Sonoran Desert and beyond. His presentations will be lively and fast-paced, and they’ll offer enriching insights for everyone, whether you’ve been exploring rivers for decades or you’re just dipping your toes in and want to learn more.
  • Great Rivers of the West starts March 3 and runs every Wednesday at 6pm, Pacific Time, until April 21. A different state or region will be featured each week.
  • To learn more about Tim, check out his website here.
  • For more information about Great Rivers of the West, and to register for the series, visit us online.
BONUS: Each of the eight episodes will conclude with a drawing for high-end gear from two of our sponsors, Fishpond and Sawyer Paddles & Oars. Just by registering you’ll be eligible to win in all eight drawings!
If you have already registered for the series,  you will be sent an email with the episode link every Wednesday starting March 3.


April 21, 2021
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm PDT


Western Rivers Conservancy
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Larry Patterson, Board President, Camanche Village, CA:  MS Civil/Transportation Engineering UC Berkeley, BS Civil Engineering University of Texas, private consultant, former Public Works Director and City Manager of San Mateo, recipient of the League’s James L. Martin Award in 2012