Through writing, speaking, and photography Tim Palmer is responsible for bringing some of America’s greatest rivers to the masses. His impressive body of work including 22 books and countless photos captures the incredible diversity of our nation’s waterways, while also emphasizing the need to protect these places against environmental threats. Tim’s career began in land-use planning and has since evolved to allow him to remain active in conservation but also pursue his creative dreams.
Tim served American Rivers as a board member in the 1980s. His contributions to conservation, particularly of rivers, have been recognized by numerous awards. Through writing and photos, he has been instrumental in helping gain Wild & Scenic and other protections for numerous rivers and watersheds.