Walking Tour of the Trees and Buildings of Olvera Street

Saturday Sep 24 2016   11:00 AM
Union Station Info Kiosk  800 N Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA  map

What tree is this_ Come find out.

Which tree is this? Come find out!

From 11am to 3pm, LAtitudes contributor Charles Hood and cartographer David Deis will co-lead a walking tour of Olvera Street focusing on urban trees and city birds. Meet at the info kiosk in Union Station.

Open to public; contact Charles Hood at chood@avc.edu for details.

Charles Hood has studied birds and natural history from the Amazon to Tibet, and he has seen more than five thousand species of birds in the wild. A widely published poet, he has received numerous fellowships and writing awards, and his most recent artist-in-residence positions were with the National Science Foundation in Antarctica and with Playa Arts in Oregon. He has also been a visiting professor in England, Mexico, and Papua New Guinea. Hood is currently a research fellow with the Center for Art and Environment at the Nevada Museum of Art as well as a teacher of writing and photography at Antelope Valley College in the Mojave Desert.