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Close Encounters of the Wild Kind, A Cape Cod Story

SPEAKER: JOHN J. KING, II
TUESDAY, JUNE 14, 2022 – 5:00 PM

IN PERSON AT THE ATWOOD MUSEUM

 

Explorer, photographer, author, and Chatham conservationist John King will share insights into his personal voyage of re-discovery of the coastal and ocean wildlife that spends time each year in the waters off Cape Cod. During this presentation, you will hear John’s stories and see photographs of unique encounters with the natural world principally at the top of the food chain.

John is an entrepreneur with a diverse resume who has strong ties to Chatham that span many generations. After graduating from the University of Pennsylvania, John spent more than seven years working as a commercial fisherman including as ship’s Master on vessels in Alaska. He relocated back to his roots in Chatham after concluding a twenty five year career in the bio-pharmaceutical business and has been active in various pursuits working to make a difference in the community.
John is a co-founder of The Common Flat Project, a Cape Cod based conservation organization, a Member of the Board of Directors of the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy and also serves on the Board of Directors for Cultural Survival a nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting the interests and rights of indigenous peoples.
In recent years John, together with his wife Pam, have been pursuing a lifelong passion to experience and record the earth’s wild places and wild things through their photography. Their photography. Their first book entitled: Wild Cape Cod, Free by Nature was published by Schiffer Publishing in 2012.

Reservations are available by clicking HERE.  This lecture will take place IN PERSON at the Atwood Museum at 5:00 PM. Space is limited.

Admission: $10, Members are Free