Earth Day: The story of the Sacramento River

Tuesday Apr 22 2014   7:00 PM
Readers' Books  130 E. Napa St., Sonoma, CA  map

“To fall in love with a wild river is to be changed forever, heart and soul. To fall for a river in California is to live with the scars and ghosts of loss.”

Rebecca Lawton, author of Sacrament, will give a presentation and sign copies of her book.

Free and open to the public; for more information call (707) 939-1779.

Rebecca LawtonRebecca Lawton was one of the first woman river guides on the Colorado in Grand Canyon as well as other rivers in the West. Since 1974 she has teamed with geomorphologists, paleontologists, and ge- ographers to study the movement of silt, clay, sand, fossils, and other sedimentary particles in streams. Rebecca’s essay collection Reading Water: Lessons from the River was a San Francisco Chronicle Bay Area Bestseller. She currently serves on the board of directors for Friends of the River and lives on Pequeño Creek in Sonoma Valley.