King Sequoia at the Giant Forest Museum: Afternoon Talk

Saturday Oct 08 2016   1:30 PM
Giant Forest Museum  Generals Hwy, Three Rivers, CA  map

King Sequoia author (and former chief naturalist of the National Park Service) William C. Tweed will discuss the surprising history of America’s relationship with the Big Trees of California. Note: Tweed will sign books before the talk begins, from approximately 11:30 to 1:30. Please arrive early to get your copy signed by the author!

Free and open to the public.

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.