College of Natural Resources, UC Berkeley

Exploring the Sierra with Naturalist John Muir Laws

June 3, 2010

* Date: 6/29/2010
* Event Location: Berkeley REI
* Event Fee: Free

* Time: 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. (PDT)
* Presenter: John (Jack) Muir Laws
* Group Size: 75


Award-winning naturalist, environmental educator, and author/illustrator of The Laws Field Guide to the Sierra Nevada, John (Jack) Muir Laws has spent countless days backpacking the Sierra, observing the fascinating behavior, adaptations, and interactions between species.

Join Jack for an illustrated lecture on the remarkable relationships between plants and animals you're likely to encounter on a hike in the Sierra. Whether you're a botanist, birder, or backpacker, come discover the subtle and essential threads, which connect species. Find out about stewardship efforts underway to address species conservation challenges.

Following his talk, Jack will sign copies of his field guide, which was produced in collaboration with the California Academy of Sciences and contains 2,710 original watercolor paintings of more than 1,700 Sierra species. Please note: Registration is optional for our free in-store presentations. If you register, you will receive an email reminder and any program updates. Seating is limited and is first-come, first-served. Additional Dates: 6/30 (Corte Madera)

Click here to register for the event

To find out more about John Muir Laws, visit his website


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