Native Plant Fair with Laura Cunningham

Saturday Oct 16 2010   10:00:00
Native Here Nursery  , Berkeley, CA  map

Ocober 16 from 10:00 am to 3:00 p.m.
October 17 from noon to 3:00 p.m.
Laura Cunningham
, author and illustrator of A State of Change, will discuss her book and give painting demonstrations throughout the day at the 2010 Native Plant Fair.
Native Here Nursery, 101 Golf Course Dr., Tilden Park, Berkeley, CA 94708
Free and open to the public; for more information visit California Native Plant Society–East Bay Chapter.

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