Friday, November 30, 2012

Public Invited to Will Steger Explorers Club Talk, Dec. 5

Will Steger, world renowned polar explorer, educator, photographer, writer and lecturer will present a retrospective of a life in the arctic regions of the world, Dec. 5 at The Union Club in New York.

He has logged thousands of miles of travel by dogsled and has become a voice calling for understanding and the preservation of the arctic. The presentation “Eyewitness to Global Warming,” is his vivid account of the changes that he’s witnessed firsthand, caused by global warming pollutants, in Arctic regions over four decades of polar exploration.

Steger shares stunning photographs from his expeditions along with compelling data and satellite imagery to document the deterioration in the polar ice caps. While the issue is critical, and the presentation is dramatic, Steger’s message is one of hope and empowerment.

An understanding of our role in the causes and effects of global warming make this personal. But as Steger explains, solutions are readily available and by making economically and environmentally smart choices people can make a difference.=

***NOTICE: This event will take place at The Union Club, on 69th and Park Ave -- a one block walk from The Explorers Club Headquarters -- and as such attendance will require a coat and tie.

6pm Reception, 7pm Dinner, 8pm Presentation

Member Ticket price: $65

Guest Ticket Price: $70

Reservation Notes:

Dinners are open to Members and their guests.

Non-members are welcome to attend as nominal guests of Daryl Hawk MN'98, organizing chair of Explorers Club Members Dinners.

To make a reservation please email: reservations@explorers.orgor call the Club at 212-628-8383

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