Imagine the forgotten landscape of Davis

Friday Feb 11 2011   19:30:00
The Avid Reader  , Davis, CA  map

Friday, February 11 at 7:30 p.m.
Laura Cunningham
, artist and author of A State of Change, will give a slideshow presentation and sign copies of her book.
The Avid Reader, 617 Second St., Davis, CA 95616
Free and open to the public; for more information call (530) 758-4040.

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

Photo by Kevin Emmerich