A Landscape Flux – NEW DATE

Wednesday Jan 30 2013   7:00 PM
The David Brower Center  2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA  map

Laura Cunningham, author of A State of Change, will explore the theme of changing natural landscapes and time’s effect on them, reminding us that the landscapes we see today are merely a snapshot of an ever-changing world in constant flux. The lecture will begin at 7:00 p.m. and a book signing will follow at 8:00 p.m. This event is presented in partnership with the Long Now Foundation.

Free and open to the public, but RSVP is required at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/259602; for more information visit http://www.browercenter.org/exhibition/cunningham/events.

Laura CunninghamLaura Cunningham, an artist and naturalist, studied paleontology and biology at the University of California, Berkeley, and has worked at various field biology jobs for the California Department of Fish and Game, the U.S. Geological Survey, and other organizations, getting to know such species as the Owens Valley pupfish, the southern California steelhead trout, the Yosemite toad, and the Panamint alligator lizard. Simultaneously, she has been studying and painting California’s historic and living wildlife, flora, and unique landscapes. She lives near Death Valley National Park, where she cofounded the group Basin and Range Watch to explore the historical ecology of the desert ecosystems of California and Nevada, and to protect them. Visit her blog at https://laura-cunningham-art-nature.blogspot.com/.

Photo by Kevin Emmerich