King Sequoia at Save the Redwoods

Monday Oct 17 2016   6:30 PM
Save the Redwoods League  111 Sutter Street, 11th Floor, San Francisco, CA  map

Former park ranger and chief naturalist of the National Park Service William C. Tweed (King Sequoia) will discuss the surprising history of America’s relationship with the Big Trees of California with Save the Redwoods League president and CEO, Sam Hodder.

Open to the public, but RSVP required; register online here.

William C. Tweed

William C. Tweed brings humans closer to nature using the knowledge and skills he developed during thirty years as a chief naturalist, historian, and writer with the National Park Service. His published works include Sequoia-Kings Canyon National Parks: The Story Behind the Scenery (KC Publications, 1980); Challenge of the Big Trees: A Resource History of Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks (coauthored with Larry Dilsaver, Sequoia Naturalist History Association, 1990); Death Valley and the Northern Mojave: A Visitor’s Guide (coauthored with Lauren Davis, Cachuma Press, 2003); and Uncertain Path: A Search for the Future of National Parks (University of California Press, 2010). Tweed makes his home in Bend, Oregon.