Laura Cunningham

Laura 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.

Past Events

The Bay Area Through Time with author Laura Cunningham

Sunday Apr 23 2017   10:30 AM
SF Botanical Gardens Library  1199 Ninth Ave, San Francisco, CA  map

Oil Painting Plein Air Demonstration at Albany Hill

Saturday Apr 22 2017   2:00 PM
Albany Hill  , Albany, CA  map

Litquake’s Braving the Elements: An Afternoon of Books About The Environment

Sunday Oct 11 2015   1:00 PM
Lafayette Library and Learning Center  3491 Mt. Diablo Blvd. #214 , Lafayette, CA  map

A Landscape Flux – NEW DATE

Wednesday Jan 30 2013   7:00 PM
The David Brower Center  2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA  map

A Landscape Flux *****EVENT POSTPONED******

Wednesday Dec 05 2012   7:00 PM
The David Brower Center  2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA  map

In the Field: Exhibition Tour and Outdoor Sketch Class

Saturday Sep 15 2012   1:00 PM
The David Brower Center  2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA  map

Opening Reception and Conversation with Author and Artist Laura Cunningham

Thursday Sep 13 2012   6:00 PM
The David Brower Center  2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA  map

Authors on the Move

Saturday Mar 03 2012   5:00 PM
Hyatt Regency  1209 L St., Sacramento, CA  map

A State of Change: UCLA

Thursday Oct 27 2011   4:00 PM
California Nanosystems Institute Auditorium, UCLA  570 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA  map

A State of Change: The Long Now Foundation Lecture Series

Monday Oct 17 2011   7:00 PM
The Long Now Foundation  Fort Mason, Bldg A, San Francisco, CA  map

Laura Cunningham at CNPS Yerba Buena

Thursday Oct 06 2011   7:30 PM
San Francisco County Fair Building  1199 9th Ave., San Francisco, CA  map

Laura Cunningham at the Livermore Public Library

Sunday Oct 02 2011   2:00 PM
Livermore Public Library  1188 South Livermore Ave., Livermore, CA  map

Native Plant Fair with Laura Cunningham

Saturday Oct 01 2011   1:00 PM
Native Here Nursery  101 Golf Course Dr., Berkeley, CA  map

Laura Cunningham and Matt Ritter at the South Pasadena Public Library

Thursday Sep 15 2011  
South Pasadena Public Library  1100 Oxley St., South Pasadena, CA  map

A State of Change: Yosemite

Thursday May 12 2011   19:00:00
Mariposa United Methodist Church  , Mariposa, CA  map

A State of Change: Eastern Sierra Audubon Society

Wednesday Apr 13 2011   19:00:00
Eastern Sierra Audubon Society  , Bishop, CA  map

Northern California Book Awards

Sunday Apr 10 2011   13:00:00
San Francisco Public Library  , San Francisco, Main Public Library, San Francisco, CA  map

New Permanent Exhibit at the California Museum: California Indians

Wednesday Mar 30 2011   12:00:00
The California Museum  , Sacramento, CA  map

A State of Change: Danville

Sunday Mar 27 2011   12:15:00
The Museum of the San Ramon Valley  , Danville, CA  map

Forgotten Landscapes of California: Fresno

Thursday Mar 17 2011   19:00:00
Fresno Art Museum  , Fresno, CA  map

A State of Change: Palm Springs

Tuesday Mar 15 2011   18:00:00
Palm Springs Public Library  , Palm Springs, CA  map

CNPS Chapter Council Meeting – EVENT CANCELLED

Saturday Mar 12 2011   20:00:00
Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden  , Claremont, CA  map

A State of Change – Santa Monica

Wednesday Feb 23 2011   17:30:00
Environment Now  , Santa Monica, CA  map

A State of Change: Los Olivos

Friday Feb 18 2011   19:30:00
Wilding Art Museum  , Los Olivos, CA  map

Forgotten Landscapes of Santa Barbara

Thursday Feb 17 2011   19:00:00
Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History  , Santa Barbara, CA  map

A State of Change: Monterey

Wednesday Feb 16 2011   13:00:00
California State University Monterey  , Monterey, CA  map

A State of Change: Center for Biological Diversity

Tuesday Feb 15 2011   18:30:00
Center for Biological Diversity  , San Francisco, CA  map

A State of Change: Sacramento

Sunday Feb 13 2011   16:00:00
The Avid Reader at the Tower  , Sacramento, CA  map

Imagine the forgotten landscape of Davis

Friday Feb 11 2011   19:30:00
The Avid Reader  , Davis, CA  map

A State of Change

Thursday Feb 10 2011   18:00:00
Mechanics’ Institute  , San Francisco, CA  map

A State of Change: CHS

Wednesday Feb 09 2011   18:00:00
California Historical Society  , San Francisco, CA  map

A State of Change in Redding

Tuesday Feb 08 2011   19:00:00
Turtle Bay Exploration Park  , Redding, CA  map

Imagine the Bay Area before European contact…

Monday Oct 18 2010   18:00:00
University Press Books  , Berkeley, CA  map

Native Plant Fair with Laura Cunningham

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

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