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Meet Riverkeeper’s 2022 Hudson Hero: Jon Bowermaster
Join us for a fun and fascinating discussion with our favorite filmmaker, Jon Bowermaster!

Riverkeeper is proud to honor Jon Bowermaster with our 2022 Hudson Hero Award at our upcoming Summer Splash annual gala. A dedicated environmental activist and clean water advocate, Jon has focused his career and considerable talent in filmmaking on highlighting and raising awareness on global and local conservation.

Jon has worked with Riverkeeper and several Hudson Valley organizations to produce documentary films that raise awareness about the threats to the Hudson as well as showcase the stories of hope in our communities. We encourage you to visit www.hudsonriverstories.com to view his short films and then join us as our very own Co-Directors of Science and Patrol, Captain John Lipscomb and Dan Shapley, speak to Jon about his story at this online event.

Jun 2, 2022 06:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Jon Bowermaster
Riverkeeper's 2022 Hudson Hero Honoree @Oceans 8 Films
Writer, filmmaker and adventurer, Jon Bowermaster is a six-time grantee of the National Geographic Expeditions Council. Jon has written eleven books, produced/directed more than thirty documentary films and has contributed to magazines including The New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic, and Rolling Stone. His National Geographic-sponsored Oceans 8 project took him around the world by sea kayak over the course of ten years, reporting on how the planet's one ocean, its residents and various coastlines are faring in today's busy world. For the past 8 years, Jon and his team have focused on a series of short films about the environmental risks facing and hopes for the Hudson Valley and Hudson River. Jon hosts the weekly Green Radio Hour on Radio Kingston and teaches at Bard College. He is the President of the One Ocean Media Foundation, Chairman of the Advisory Board of Adventurers and Scientists for Conservation and a Creative Affiliate with the Safina Center.