National Geographic "HEROES OF OUR PLANET" Speaker Series
November 13, 2007
Yellowstone to Yukon - Freedom to Roam
Tuesday, November 13, 2007 at 7:30 p.m.
For most of the past decade, award-winning photographer Florian Schulz has journeyed deep into the wilderness of the northern Rocky Mountains, documenting flora, fauna, and cultures in the expanse of land stretching from Yellowstone National Park to the Yukon Region of Canada...
In his multimedia presentation, Schulz will share wonderful stories, stunning images, and a bold vision for the national parks of North America.
BURKE MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY & CULTURE EXHIBIT "YELLOWSTONE TO YUKON: FREEDOM TO ROAM"
June 15, 2007
This new exhibit combines stunning wildlife photography by Florian Schulz with a compelling environmental issue—the need to protect the natural corridors that give wildlife the freedom to move through their traditional ranges and maintain healthy populations.
Yellowstone to Yukon: Freedom to Roam features images of the Rocky Mountains west from Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming to Canada 's Yukon Territories. This exhibit is organized by the Burke Museum in collaboration with The Mountaineers Books and the Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative.
RAVE -EL TRIUNFO EXPEDITION- Chiapas, Mexico
April 1 - 14, 2007
Florian Schulz was invited to be part of the first RAVE (Rapid Assessment Visual Expedition) that took place in the clouded forest of southern Chiapas. Five world-wide recognized photographers were selected to participate in this expedition to document and promote the area of "El Triunfo". This reserve of the biosphere, highly threatened by logging and encroaching development, is one of the last places where the Quetzal and the Horned Guan exist.
The expedition was supported by the National Geographic Expeditions Council, Reforestamos Mexico, Agrupacion Sierra Madre, Conservation International, ILPC and the Government of Chiapas. To read the complete report click here
TERRA MAGAZINE: Y2Y ARTICLE
On its spring issue, Terra magazine published a 14 page spread article on the Yellowstone to Yukon corridor. Displaying some of the most dramatic landscapes and fascinating wildlife of this ecoregion, the images and article describes the unforgettable journey of German photographer Florian Schulz, who traveling through grasslands, mountains and tundra ecosystems, inspires the reader to care and understand about North Americas biggest conservation effort: Y2Y. This magazine focuses on travel destinations around the world where people can experience nature, wildlife and culture on a unique and adventurous way.
Y2Y MULTI MEDIA PRESENTATION TOUR UPDATES: COSMOS CLUB and GEORGE MASON UNIVERISTY
During the month of March, Florian Schulz was invited to Washington DC to speak about the Yellowstone to Yukon vision in one of the most prestigious venues in the States: The Cosmos Club, where the National Geographic Society was born and which members have received Nobel and Pulitzer prizes. He was also invited to present at the George Mason University and the National Parks Conservation Association, where he spoke about the urgency of protecting the last remaining wild places in North America and the importance of the last remaining wildlife corridor: the Y2Y.
YELLOWSTONE TO YUKON PUBLISHED IN AIRONE
The Yellowstone to Yukon vision was published as a ten page spread article by one of the most respected Italian publications on nature and science: AIRONE. The article was released on the spring issue of this year where the magazine focuses on protecting migrating routs and buffer zones to allow wildlife to travel freely keeping the biodiversity of an already threatened ecosystem. The magazine can be purchase online in Amazon.
Y2Y PUBLISHED AND TRANSLATED INTO GREEK
We were thrilled when we received the news that the Yellowstone to Yukon story was going to be translated and published in a Greek Magazine called Greek Syndication. The magazine selected the story from the BBC Wildlife Magazine, fall issue, where the Y2Y had been published a year and a half ago. We are so glad to see that the Y2Y visions has had such a positive response with the International community.
COVER STORY ON Y2Y BY MANKIND & NATURE
The Chinese publication Mankind & Nature, which features articles on wildlife and environmental issues, introduced the topic on wildlife corridors and connectivity to the Chinese public with a cover story on the Y2Y vision. The 26 page spread article speaks about the importance on protecting migrating routs and buffer zones to allow wildlife to travel freely keeping the biodiversity of an already threatened ecosystem. The article was released on the winter issue. To see the complete article go the MEDIA section on this website.
COVER STORY BY NATIONAL PARKS MAGAZINE: ELK REFUGE
"A battle over feeding grounds at the National Elk Refuge has pitted politics against science, and the outcome could change the landscape of Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks..."
The National Parks Magazine published in their winter issue the cover story on the National Elk Refuge. All images used were photographed by Florian Schulz. To take a look at the article go to the MEDIA section of this website. To read the complete story go the Magazine site under: www.npca.org
WUNDERWELTEN FESTIVAL, LINDAU, GERMANY 2007
During the WunderWelten Festival, Florian Schulz presented to a full-house auditorium, his acclaimed multimedia slide show "Ruf der Wildnis", featuring amazing images from his project Yellowstone to Yukon: Freedom to Roam. The presentation was extremely well received and we are delighted to announce that it was considered one of the most visited and successful presentations at the festival. For more information on the coming festival go to: www.wunderwelten.org