King Sequoia Launch Party

Sunday Oct 09 2016   12:00 PM
Three Rivers Historical Society and Museum  42268 Sierra Dr, Three Rivers, CA  map

Join former park ranger and chief naturalist of the National Park Service William C. Tweed to celebrate the launch of his new book, King Sequoia, which explores the surprising history of America’s relationship with the giant sequoia trees of California. 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.