What is Nature? with Charles Hood @ The Lab

Saturday Oct 13 2018   5:00 PM
The Lab  3728 The Barnyard Ste G-23, Carmel, CA  map

Join poet, nature guide, and author Charles Hood for a spirited overview of ten ways to define and enjoy the natural world!

Along the way, he will review the history of field guides, talk about changing definitions of species, and discuss the enduring influence of literature on the sciences.

The recipient of multiple writing awards, Charles also has seen 5,000 species of birds in the wild, and among other things, has been charged by a musk ox, been lost in a whiteout in Tibet, and has contracted (and survived) bubonic plague. He lives and teaches in the Mojave Desert and is a Research Fellow at the Center for Art + Environment at the Nevada Museum of Art.

Free and open to the public; register here.

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.