Point Reyes National Seashore Walk with Laura Cunningham and Diana Oppenheimer

Monday Apr 15 2019   10:00 AM
Red Barn  75 Bear Valley Rd, Point Reyes Station, CA  map

Join A State of Change author-illustrator Laura Cunningham and park volunteer/dune restorationist Diana Oppenheimer to explore the ancient native coastal prairies and see coastal dune restoration projects. We will take photos, draw sketches, and discuss management plans and issues in the beautiful Point Reyes National Seashore. Light hiking. BYO water and snacks, binoculars, and field sketching supplies if you like.

Meet at the Red Barn Visitor Center. Carpooling options available.

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 https://laura-cunningham-art-nature.blogspot.com/.

Photo by Kevin Emmerich