A Journey of Activism, Environmental Justice, Diversity, and Sustainability
Fred Tutman came to waterkeeping after 25 years of chasing news and film production assignments all over the globe as freelancer. A midlife career change reconnected him to nature and the local river that ran through his neighborhood. As an African American activist and environmentalist, he embarked on an 18-year (so far) journey to change the fate of his river, reconnect to his own origins, and mobilize a movement to salvage one of Maryland’s most geopolitically significant rivers. Fred will share some of the lessons learned via his personal journey of activism, environmental justice, community organizing, diversity, and sustainability. Learn more.
The planning committee and host city of the PA Greenways & Trails Summit continue to monitor the COVID19 pandemic conditions. We continue to follow recommended CDC and PA Health Department guidelines to ensure the safety of attendees.