Category Archives: Press and Awards

Vote for Kris Tompkins: 2017 National Geographic Adventurer of the Year

Vote today to elect Kris as National Geographic’s People’s Choice Adventurer of the Year and help drive Tompkins Conservation’s mission forward! People’s Choice Voting Ends December 16th, 2016  We are pleased to announce the nomination of our…

Telluride Mountainfilm Pays Tribute to National Parks

May 26th – 30th, in the snowy mountain village of Telluride, Colorado, thousands gathered from around the globe to watch, learn, laugh, and celebrate the power of film at the 2016 Telluride Mountain Film Festival.…

Kris Tompkins Presents at the Yale School of Forestry

On April 27th, 2016, Kristine Tompkins stood in front of an auditorium of Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies students and spoke to them of conservation, philanthropy and beauty. Her story wove obstacles of the…

Mile for Mile: Interview with Director James ‘Q’ Martin

Premiering March 18th, Patagonia’s film Mile for Mile documents the story of Patagonia, Inc. ultrarunner ambassadors Krissy Moehl, Luke Nelson, and Jeff Browning, on the first 106-mile trail run through the future Patagonia National Park.…

Victory Against HidroAysén: Dam Project is Cancelled

June 12, 2014–After years of campaigning, negotiating, and hard work, the threat of the HidroAysén dams has finally been laid to rest. Thanks to a unanimous vote this week by Chile’s Committee of Ministers, the…