King Sequoia at the Santa Ynez Valley Natural History Society

Tuesday Oct 11 2016   7:00 PM
Veterans Memorial Hall, Legion Wing  1745 Mission Dr, Solvang, CA  map

Former park ranger and 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 and sign copies of his book, King Sequoia. Free and open to the public. For more information, visit the Santa Ynez Valley Natural History Society’s website.

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.