Moving Mountains Symposium: The Great Southwest

Friday, May 25, 2012 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

How does this region deal with the challenges of diminished water tables, increased resource extraction and immigration?

Katie Lee

In Person: Katie Lee

A singer, an activist and a longtime friend of Mountainfilm, Katie Lee has long fought to keep much of the Southwest wild and undeveloped, particularly Glen Canyon.

Don Weeden

In Person: Don Weeden

Don Weeden is the executive director of the Weeden Foundation, which focuses on preserving international and national biodiversity. Previously, Weeden had a long career with International Planned Parenthood, Columbia University and other organizations in programs to increase access to family planning services around the world.

Pete McBride

In Person: Peter McBride

Peter McBride is a photographer from Basalt, Colorado, and he directed the film Chasing Water in which he traveled from source to sea along the Colorado River to show the many drains on this essential water source for the Southwest.

Kieran Suckling

In Person: Kieran Suckling

Kieran Suckling lives in New Mexico and as executive director and co-founder of the Center for Biological Diversity, he has been a major advocate for endangered species, first in the Southwest and now across the country.