Obi Kaufmann at the Sierra Bioregional Rendezvous

Sunday Oct 28 2018   11:00 AM
Miners Foundry Cultural Center  325 Spring St, Nevada City, CA  map

The California Field Atlas author-illustrator Obi Kaufmann will be a plenary speaker at the California Naturalist Program Sierra Bioregional Rendezvous. We are excited to work with our partners at Sierra Streams Institute to offer a one-day gathering for California Naturalists and interested friends. All are welcome. Naturalist updates, field walks with experts, plenary speakers, lunch, and a final gathering, book exchange, and reception will all be included in this fun-packed day. We’ll rendezvous in the Sierra foothills to feed our curiosity, inspire each other, and build community!

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Obi KaufmannGrowing up in the East Bay as the son of an astrophysicist and a psychologist, Obi Kaufmann spent most of high school practicing calculus and breaking away on weekends to scramble around Mount Diablo and map its creeks, oak forests, and sage mazes. Into adulthood, he would regularly journey into the mountains, spending more summer nights without a roof than with one. For Kaufmann, the epic narrative of the California backcountry holds enough art, science, mythology, and language for a hundred field atlases to come. When he is not backpacking, you can find the painter-poet at his desk in Oakland, posting @coyotethunder #trailpaintings on social media. His website is www.coyoteandthunder.com.