Share the Adventure

Hiking among the giant grizzlies of Siberia, shooting the rapids of the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon, traveling alone through the nameless peaks of Alaska’s Brooks Range, award-winning writer, photographer and educator Jeff Rennicke has lived a life of adventure. His travels and poetic stories have been chronicled in more than two hundred magazine articles in such publications as National Geographic Adventure, Backpacker, Reader’s Digestand others twice winning Gold Medals for Excellence from the Society of American Travel Writers. He is the author of ten books including Treasures of Alaska: Last Great American Wilderness and Jewels on the Water: Lake Superior’s Apostle Islands and has been a lecturer for the National Geographic Society Expeditions programs.

Now Jeff Rennicke brings that same spirit of adventure to your next conference or seminar through his inspiring and motivational multi-media programs. Weaving together stories, photographs, and lessons from two decades of traveling in some of the wildest, most beautiful landscapes on earth, his programs speak to the adventurer in all of us touching on themes such as courage, perseverance, close observation, dedication, and optimism. Entertaining, thought-provoking, and inspirational, a program with Jeff Rennicke opens our eyes to the beauty of the world around us and the power within each of us to make that world a better place. Share the adventure. Contact Jeff Rennicke for your next conference, seminar, or program.

Contact Jeff

Jeff Rennicke is available for assignment work. He may be contacted at:

P.O. Box 576
Bayfield, WI 54814

A Sample of Programs

Keynote Speaker, “Growing Up Wild: Connecting Kids With Nature” at the Wisconsin Performing Arts Council Annual Meeting, Conserve School, Land O Lakes, WI

Keynote Speaker, “Growing Up Wild: Connecting Kids With Nature” at the Green Charter Schools Sustainability Conference, Northland College, Ashland, WI

Keynote Speaker, “Growing Up Wild: Connecting Kids With Nature” at the National Association of Recreation Resource Planners Annual Conference, Nashville, TN

Featured Speaker, “In The Tracks of Bears” at the Sitka Fine Arts Camp, Sitka, AK

On-Board Lecturer, “Treasures of Alaska” aboard the M/V Sea Bird, National
Geographic Expeditions/Lindblad Expeditions, Inside Passage, Alaska

Featured Speaker, “With New Eyes: Photography and a Sense of Place” at the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act Conference, Albuquerque, NM.


“The feedback from your presentation “Growing Up Wild” was very positive and complimentary. Attendees remarked that they appreciated your passion and found your message to be relevant and thought-provoking. Many told me they found your presentation to be the highlight of the conference.”

Brenda Adams-Weyant, President and Conference Chair, National Association of Recreation Resource Planners Annual Conference.

“Through his skillful use of language and visual images he helped the audience connect with the awesome beauty and uniqueness of Lake Superior. Jeff has a real gift for being able to speak from the heart and to connect his audience both intellectually and spiritually. He is inspirational.”

Steve Sandstrom, Environmental Education Outreach Coordinator, Northland College.

“Jeff Rennicke spoke about his experiences in nature to a packed audience of children and adults at the Sitka Fine Arts Camp.  Throughout his presentation you could have heard a pin drop; the audience was mesmerized by his story.”

Roger Schmidt, Director, Sitka Fine Arts Camp.

 “Best Ever! That’s what I heard from those who attended our Lecture Series (now in its 41st year). Jeff’s eloquent words, witty stories and majestic photographs sparked something inside each of us – a reminder of the importance of observing and protecting the areas in which we live.”

Sue Benson, Program Director, Cable Natural History Museum

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P.O Box 576

Bayfield, WI 54814


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