Laura Cunningham at CNPS Yerba Buena

Thursday Oct 06 2011   7:30 PM
San Francisco County Fair Building  1199 9th Ave., San Francisco, CA  map

Laura Cunningham, author of A State of Change, will read from and sign copies of her book at the CNPS Yerba Buena chapter meeting.

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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