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The Last Flying River

09/17/2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Interested in learning more about the situation in the Amazon?
Don’t miss The Last Flying River in Portland next week.
Over the last month, the devastating fires in the Amazon rainforest have captured the attention of a global audience. One of our planet’s greatest ecosystems is ablaze. Why is this happening, and what can we do?
Join international conservationists for a night about the Amazon. Maria Teresa Quispe from Venezuela, Pacho von Hildebrant from Colombia, and Matt Clark from Portland will present on the North Amazonian Alliance and their collective work to protect the largest intact tropical forest in the world.
When: Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019 | 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Snacks, coffee and tea will be served

Where: Portland State University, Smith Memorial Student Union, Vanport Room 338 (Third Floor)
The presentation is free, but space is limited. We ask that you please RSVP.
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Meet the Speakers

María Teresa Quispe

María Teresa Quispe is the Managing Director of Wataniba, a non-profit focused on indigenous land rights as a way to address economic inequality and deforestation in the Venezuelan Amazon. www.watanibasocioambiental.org  

Francisco Von Hildebrand

Francis Von Hildebrand is the Executive Director of GAIA Amazonas, a non-profit working with the indigenous nationalities of the southeastern Colombian Amazon on land rights, autonomous local governance, and preservation of traditional knowledge systems. www.gaiaamazonas.org

Matt Clark

Matt Clark is the CEO of Nature and Culture International, a non-profit dedicated to conserving biological and cultural diversity in Latin America through the creation and management of protected areas. www.natureandculture.org

We hope to see you there! Please feel free to contact Nature and Culture at 858-259-0374 or [email protected] with questions.


6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Event Category:


Nature and Culture International


PSU, Smith Memorial Student Union
1825 SW Broadway
Portland, United States
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