Our Mission ... Keep Sedona Beautiful, Inc., acting through the stewardship of its members and volunteers, is committed to protect and sustain the unique scenic beauty and natural environment of the Greater Sedona Area.
Preserving the Wonder ™ Speaker Series
The Keep Sedona Beautiful Speaker Series hosts monthly presentations on subjects of community interest that are aligned with the Keep Sedona Beautiful Mission to Preserve the Wonder™.
Keep Sedona Beautiful, Inc., acting through the stewardship of its members and volunteers,
is committed to protect and sustain the unique scenic beauty and natural environment
of the Greater Sedona Area.
The Preserving the Wonder™ Speaker Series is sponsored by our KSB Business Sponsors at the Thunder Mountain, Wilson Mountain, and Cathedral Rock sponsorship level. These events are held at 5:30 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month (unless otherwise noted) beginning in September and ending in May. Appetizers, snacks and beverages will be served, admission is free and open to the public, donations are appreciated. Speaker Series visitors may sign up for membership at this event.
Recent presentations include:
Dr. Matthew Goodwin, NAU prof Phenomenology, Aesthetics, 20th Century Philosophy "Global Warming: A Philosophical Approach"
Ken Zoll, Verde Valley Archaeology Center, "Use of Meteorites among Ancient Native American Cultures"
Janeen Trevillyan, Sedona Heritage Museum, "A History of Sedona: How the Early Days Made Us."
Darcy Hitchcock, "The Sustainable Alliance"
Roger Clark, Program Director Grand Canyon Trust, "The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly"
Ranger Nicole Branton, "Update - State of the Red Rocks"
Jennifer Martin, "The Arizona Water Sentinels Program"
JD Maddy, "Under the Dark Skies of Sedona"
Janie Agyagos, "Rare Species of the Verde Valley"
Susie Reed, in honor of Arizona Archaeology & Heritage Month, "The Fine Art of Preservation"
Dena Greenwood, "The Magic of Migration"
Susan Pitcairn, "Change Your Diet, Change the World"
Jean Turocy, Director of Education and Community Outreach for Sedona Recycles on "Recycling Right: Everyday Contributions to a Healthy Environment"
Photos By: Loren Haury
Loren Haury and Diane Phelps Budden on “The Un-Common Raven”
Nicole Branton, Red Rock Ranger District on
Dan Dagget on "What We as Individuals Can Do to Protect Sedona's Fragile Lands".
Russell Dunn on "Reptiles & Arachnids"
Photos By: Mike Cadwell
Mike Cadwell, "Looking Off Into Space: The Dark Skies of Sedona"
Photo By: Nathan Renn
Photo By: Derek von Briesen
Derek von Briesen, "Sedona's Seasonal Wonderland" slideshow
John Purkis, "The Value Sustainability Can Offer to Our Lives"
Photo By: Derek von Briesen
Jammee Reddell "Do You Know Your Water Rights?"
"Paolo" AKA Paul Scardina, Architect, "Territorial Dwellings: Architecture to Create Sustainable Dwellings"
Nicole Branton, Red Rock District Ranger, "State of the Forest and the Slide Fire"
Photo by: Stewart Boots
Dena Greenwood, "Birding the Sedona Wetlands"
Photos Furnished by Soldier's Best Friend
Starr Ladehoff, "Soldier's Best Friend ~Helping Our Veterans and Shelter Dogs"
Photo Furnished by Chris Parish, Peregrine Fund
Chris Parish, "California Condor Reintroduction"
Photos Furnish By Jeffrey Hall
Photos Furnished by Janie Agyagos
Janie Agyagos, "Rare Species in the Verde Valley"
Photo By: Susie Reed
Susie Reed, "Art & Education, as Tool for Preservation"
Photo by: Ted Grussing
Dena Greenwood, "Roadrunners, Quali and Other Sedona Birds"
KSB President, Tom O'Halleran “Knowledge Flows into Action: Sustaining Our Watershed Into the Future”
Photos courtesy of Ken Zoll
Ken Zoll, "New Findings: "Ancient Astromnomy of Central Arizona"
courtesy photos Dennis Jex
Dennis Jex, "Close Encounters of the Reptilian Kind"
Chris Anderson, Marianna Hartsong and Ryan Matson of the
Sedona Slow Water Team, "Rainwater Recycling"
Mike Peach, "Rock Art - Getting Beyond What It Means!"
Lee Luedecker with Arizona Game & Fish, "Mountain Lions"
Brad Lancaster, "Desert Harvesters - Native Foods"
Roy Julian, President of the Friends of the Forest, "Primitive Tools, Sandals and Tools"
Amy Helfrich, "Honeybees in the Verde Valley"
Janie Agyagos, USFS Biologist, "Bats in the Verde Valley"
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