Mountainfilm

Moving Mountains Symposium: The Great Southwest

Date: May 25, 2012
Start Time: 2:00 p.m.

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

Katie Lee

Presentation

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.

In Person:
  • Katie Lee
  • Don Weeden

    Presentation

    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.

    In Person:
  • Don Weeden
  • Pete McBride

    Presentation

    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.

    In Person:
  • Pete McBride
  • Kieran Suckling

    Presentation

    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.

    In Person:
  • Kieran Suckling