Gary Hirshberg, Chairman, President, and CEO of Stonyfield Farm   Sandra Postel, Founder of the Global Water Policy Project and Author   Daniel M. Ashe, Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Photo by Tami Heilemann   Dr. Eric Chivian, Founder of the Center for Health & the Global Environment and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate

NRWA’s Annual Meeting Keynote Speakers

The NRWA has had a long line of distinguished Keynote Speakers at our Annual Meetings. Our speakers have included leaders in the field of freshwater resource protection, notable wildlife conservationists and biologists, acclaimed authors, and leaders in the business world. Their work inspires ours, and we hope the reverse is true as well.

2013    Eric Chivian, M.D., Founder of the Center for Health & the Global Environment at Harvard Medical School, and co-founder of the International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, recipient of the 1985 Nobel Peace Prize, Author
2012    Dave Anderson, Director of Education, Society for the Protection of NH Forests
2011    Daniel M. Ashe, Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
2010    William Waterway Marks, Author and Water Activist
2009    NRWA 40th Anniversary-- 40 on Our 40th Awards
2008    Akiko Busch, Swimmer and Author
2007    Gary Hirshberg, Chairman, President, and CEO of Stonyfield Farm
2006    Mitchell Thomashow, Environmental Educator and Author
2005    Sandra Postel, Founder of the Global Water Policy Project and Author
2004    NRWA 35th Anniversary—Celebratory Contra Dance
2003    Marion Stoddart, NRWA Founder
2002    Ben Kilham, Wildlife Biologist and Author
2001    Peter Alden, Naturalist and Author
2000    Tom Wessels, Ecologist and Author
1999    NRWA 30th Anniversary Celebration
1998    Arthur Bergeron, Historian
1997    Lyn Billman-Golemme, AICP, Regional Planner