Rafting by the Alsek Lake Glacier on the Tatshenshini River
"Running through the Yukon, British Columbia, and Alaska, the Tatshenshini (affectionately referred to as 'the Tat') offers one of the great wilderness rafting trips on Earth. Unlike many great rivers, it enjoys a high level of protection and most of its watershed is now supported by a network of parks and other protected areas." Mark Angelo
For the past four decades river conservationist Mark Angelo has traveled on hundreds of the world's waterways, including the storied Nile, Mekong, Amazon, and Yangtze. Many of his travels and experiences are highlighted in his new Riverworld
presentation that premiered in Vancouver on September 25, and which will be held in other North American cities in coming months.
Celebrating the International Year of Fresh Water, Riverworld
focuses on river travel, the threats confronting rivers, and the plight of many river-based indigenous people and cultures throughout the world.
Angelo is the head of the Fish, Wildlife, Recreation Department at the British Columbia Institute of Technology and is an Order of Canada recipient for his river conservation efforts.
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