Brian Keating, Antarctica (Photo courtesy of Brian Keating)
Join us for a spirit-lifting journey into some of the planet's best wilderness locations, including our own backyard.
Brian Keating has explored some 50 countries on all seven continents. His passion for remote travel will be revealed as only Brian can do, with his buoyant method of storytelling. Using humour and personal anecdotes and his own live-narrated video segments, he will take you into gin-clear ocean depths with unbelievable creatures, to deserts and rich tropical forests and to places where wildlife numbers leave you overwhelmed and amazed. In conclusion, he will return to our own Canadian backyard, reconfirming the value of our wild spaces. His presentation is designed to inspire and enthuse, offering hope for a better tomorrow.
When: Thursday February 13, 2014. Reception at 6:15 p.m., with presentations starting at 7 p.m.
Where: Edmonton Hotel & Convention Centre, 4520 76 Avenue NW Edmonton, Alberta T6B 0A5
RSVPs are required as spots will be limited.
RSVP: Contact Kysha Moradel Alberta.RSVP@natureconservancy.ca Work: 1-877-262-1253 ext. 6860 or Cell: 403-512-2851
Brian Keating (Photo courtesy Brian Keating)
About Brian Keating
Brian’s previous job at the Calgary Zoo was to raise money and then to spend it on environmental projects around the world. Presently, he is the zoo’s Honourary Conservation Advisor for their outreach efforts, a part-time Adjunct Assistant Professor of anthropology at the University of Calgary and the owner of www.goingwild.org.
He’s been leading groups on nature based travel for three decades, exploring some of the best wildlife areas on the planet.
Brian is a weekly guest on both Calgary and Edmonton’s CBC Radio. For many years, he was a regular guest on the Discovery Channel, using his own wilderness adventure and wildlife filming. He is in high demand as an international speaker, presenting over 50 speaking engagements per year. His wife, Dee, is a physician and keen naturalist who always joins him on his adventures.
About the Conservation Speakers Series
NCC’s Conservation Speakers Series is made possible through the support of Bill and Kathy Friley & Family for your enjoyment at no cost to you and your guests. Please enjoy this opportunity for mingling, light refreshments and a special presentation.