National Geographic: The Power of Parks

With a focus on National Parks, the evening’s main talk between senior editor Kathy Moran and photographers David Guttenfelder, Charlie Hamilton James and Erika Larsen, will center on the National Geographic magazine’s May 2016  special issue on Yellowstone National Park. Before and after the talk will be slideshows and videos featuring over 100 years of National Geographic’s reporting on conservation and our National Parks.

Join National Geographic editors and photographers for a celebration of the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service. The highlights will include a slideshow and conversation about Yellowstone National Park with photographers David Guttenfelder, Charlie Hamilton James and Erika Larsen, and senior editor Kathy Moran.

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Saturday, Sept 24 | 7:00PM

National Geographic has been publishing stories about national parks since 1912. This year, National Geographic commemorates the 100th anniversary of the creation of the National Parks Service with a yearlong series on U.S. and international parks. From the Grand Canyon and Denali to Cuba, Peru, and the Democratic Republic of Congo, we’ll present a photographic vision showing the beauty of parks, the challenges they face, and what parks mean to all of us.

National Geographic senior editor Kathy Moran and photographers David Guttenfelder, Charlie Hamilton James, and Erika Larsen will take the stage to highlight our May 2016 special issue on Yellowstone National Park. They will share their images and stories of how this iconic park shaped their visions about conservation today.

ORGANIZATION BIO

National Geographic magazine has a long tradition of combining on-the-ground reporting with award-winning photography to inform people about life on our planet.

It has won 20 National Magazine Awards in the past eight years: for Tablet Magazine and Photography in 2015; for Tablet Magazine and Multimedia in 2014; for General Excellence, Photography, Tablet Magazine and Multimedia in 2013; for Tablet Magazine in 2012; Magazine of the Year and Single-Topic Issue in 2011; for General Excellence, Photojournalism and Essays, plus two Digital Media Awards for Best Photography and Best Community in 2010; for Photojournalism in 2009; and for General Excellence, Photojournalism and Reporting in 2008.

The magazine is the official journal of the National Geographic Society, a global non-profit membership organization, driven by a passionate belief in the power of science, exploration and storytelling to change the world. Published in English and with nearly 40 local-language editions, National Geographic magazine has a global circulation of around 6.7 million. It is sent each month to National Geographic members and is available at ngm.com and on print and digital newsstands (smartphones and tablet computers).

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