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Wild and Scenic Rivers: An American Legacy by Coalition for the Deschutes

  • 10 Barrel East Side 62950 Northeast 18th Street Bend, OR, 97701 United States (map)

"There is magic in rivers and in the camera and pen of Tim Palmer."*

Join acclaimed photographer and author Tim Palmer as he inspires us with stories and shares his awarding winning photos with us.

This year is the 30th anniversary of the Upper Deschutes River being designated Wild and Scenic and the 50th anniversary of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers Act. 

Tim will reveal the history and essential policies of this unique program and showcase spectacular photos of Wild and Scenic rivers from all parts of the country.

Tim Palmer is the author and photographer of 26 books about rivers, the environment, and adventure travel. As a writer, citizen conservationist, and environmental planner he has been involved in the Wild and Scenic Rivers system almost since its founding.

*Dr. Roderick Frazier Nash, Professor Emeritus, University of California Santa Barbara and author of Wilderness and the American Mind.