Lycoming College presents author and photographer Tim Palmer

Lycoming College’s Clean Water Institute (CWI) will host author and photographer Tim Palmer for a talk on his book, “Wild and Scenic River: An American Legacy,” at 7 p.m. Sept. 11 in room G-11 of the Heim Building on the College campus.

“Wild and Scenic Rivers: An American Legacy,” published in 2017 by Oregon State University Press, presents an illuminating portrait of the world’s premier system for the protection of natural rivers. This book by award-winning author and photographer Tim Palmer reveals the history and essential policies of a unique program and a vital public initiative with 160 spectacular color photos of designated rivers from all parts of the country.

Palmer is the author and photographer of 25 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. After graduation from Pennsylvania State University, Palmer worked as environmental planner for the Lycoming County Planning Commission. See his work at

Doors will open at 6:30 with free refreshments and an opportunity to meet the author.