Boyd Norton . . .(wildernessphotography.com)
* . . . is the photographer/author of 14 books, with 2 new ones to be published in 2010: Serengeti : the Stillness of the Eternal Beginning and Boyd Norton's Outdoor Digital Photography Handbook.
* He has been published in most major magazines in this country and abroad, including Time, National Geographic, Smithsonian, The New York Times, Natural History, Audubon, Popular Photography, Geo, Outdoor Photographer, Conde Nast's Traveler, Travel & Leisure, Outside, Sierra, Vogue, Playboy, Money, and many others.
* He received an award from the Environmental Protection Agency, presented by Robert Redford, for his "important, exciting environmental photography and writing."
*He has served on the Board of Trustees for the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund, devoted to saving the last mountain gorillas. He is currently a director of Baikal Watch, dedicated to preserving Lake Baikal and other wilderness areas in Siberia.
* He has testified before numerous U.S. Senate and House hearings on behalf of wilderness and park preservation legislation. He played a key role in establishment of the Jedediah Smith Wilderness Area adjacent to Grand Teton National Park, the Sawtooth National Recreation Area and Wilderness, Hells Canyon National Recreation Area, the Frank Church/River of No Return Wilderness Area (all in Idaho), the newest national parks in Alaska, and in the designation of Siberia's Lake Baikal as a World Heritage Site.
* He was an invited speaker at the 8th World Wilderness Congress in Anchorage, Alaska in October, 2005. The congress drew more than a thousand delegates from around the world.
* He is a charter member and Fellow of the International League of Conservation Photographers (www.ilcp.com)
* He is a founder and Fellow of the North American Nature Photography Association (NANPA) www.nanpa.org and serves on the Board of Directors.
*He was recently featured in an Emmy-nominated television documentary.
*He is an invited speaker and panelist at the 9th World Wilderness Congress in Merida, Mexico in November 2009. (www.wild9.org)
*He celebrates 43 years of publishing his photos, articles and books.