Meet Paul Watson!

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ScubaCon 2017 Special Guest Paul Watson.  Saturday September 9th at

Weaver’s Dive & Travel Center.  Paul will be on hand at the Sea Shepherd

booth from 10:am to 6:00pm and then….

Paul Watson
Join us on Saturday evening at 7:00pm for a special presentation by Sea Shepherd
founder Paul Watson.

Fairview High School Auditorium - 1515 Greenbriar Blvd, Boulder, CO 80305

FREE tickets can be picked up at ScubaCon, Saturday Sept. 9th between 9:00am and 5:00pm.

We are very fortunate to have Paul Watson with us this year, founder, president, an executive director of Sea Shepherd Conservation Society. Watson is a marine wildlife conservation and environmental activist from Toronto, Canada. He was one of the founding members and directors of Greenpeace. In 1977, Watson left Greenpeace and founded the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society. He has served as Master and Commander on seven different Sea Shepherd ships since 1978 and continues to lead Sea Shepherd campaigns. Alongside his crew he has starred in seven seasons of Animal Planet’s television series Whale Wars. Watson has received many awards and commendations over the years. In 1996, he was awarded an honorary citizenship to the French town of St. Jean Cap Ferrat. Prior to that, he was made an honorary citizen of the Florida Keys in 1989. Other awards include Toronto City TV’s Environmentalist of the Year Award for 1990, the Genesis Award in 1998, and he was inducted into the U.S. Animal Rights Hall of Fame in 2002. He was also awarded the George H.W. Bush Daily Points of Light Award in 1999 for his volunteer efforts with conservation activism. He was chosen by Time Magazine as one of the environmental heroes of the 20th Century in the year 2000. [/engine_toggle] [/engine_tab] [/engine_tabs]