Wade Davis coming to Nelson's Capitol Theatre
Wade Davis has made a career out of exploring ancient cultures and traditions, including the medicinal properties of indigenous plants around the world.
Raised in British Columbia, Davis is a licensed river guide. He has worked as a forestry technician and a park ranger. His academic credentials include degrees in anthropology, biology and a PhD in ethnobotany from Harvard University.
Davis spent over three years living in the Amazon River basin, collecting plant specimens and studying them for their therapeutic values. He is currently an explorer in residence at the National Geographic Centre.
Davis has authored numerous books including, Sacred Headwaters: The Fight to Save the Stikine, Skeena and Nass Rivers. He is also an avid photographer and some of his works have recently been part of a display called: No Strangers: Ancient Wisdom in a modern world, at the Annenberg Space for Photography in Los Angeles.
The Mir Lecture Series is pleased to present Wade Davis at the Capitol Theatre on Wednesday, April 3 at 7 p.m. There will be a special spoken word presentation by Will Klatte to open the event.
Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for students, available in advance at the Selkirk College Bookstore, Otter Books and the Capitol Theatre box office, as well as online at capitoltheatre.bc.ca.