“As a conservation photographer, I work to tell photographic stories and combine images with advocacy for conservation.” – Dave Showalter
Keynote Speaker Dave Showalter
Conservation photographer and author Dave Showalter is based in Colorado and focused on the American West. His images and stories have been published in Audubon, Conservation Biology, Outside, Outdoor Photographer, National Parks Magazine, High Country News, Wilderness, Colorado Life, Crested Butte Magazine, and elsewhere. Dave has published two books – Sage Spirit, The American West at A Crossroads; and the award-winning Prairie Thunder. He has been the photographer at Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge for ten years, teaching photography to both adults and children.
About the Q
Q for Conservation is Colorado Open Lands’ premier annual celebration of those who care about land conservation in Colorado. The event features a private cocktail reception and dinner, program highlighting the work of Colorado Open Lands, and a special presentation by a distinguished and thought-provoking member of the conservation community. The audience we reach through event promotion is geographically diverse, representative of many key Colorado industries, and includes leading local and regional philanthropists. View photos from the 2017 event here.