April 13, 2023

Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve, with snow on the San Gabriel Mountains, Southern California. California Poppy (Eschscholzia californica), Lupine (Lupinus bicolor) and Desert Goldfields (Lasthenia californica). Rob Badger and Nita Winter.

Beauty and the Beast: California Wildflowers and Climate Change — A 25-Year Journey

April 13, 2023  6 p.m.

Presenters: Rob Badger and Nita Winter

Internationally acclaimed conservation photographers Rob Badger and Nita Winter take you behind the scenes of their 27-year journey photographing wildflowers and superblooms throughout California and the West.

This journey led to the creation of their traveling educational exhibit and 12-time award-winning coffee table book, “Beauty and the Beast: California Wildflowers and Climate Change,” co-published with the California Native Plant Society. The photographers and 16 passionate authors weave art and science together seamlessly, to tell the wildflowers’ story, celebrate California’s amazing plant diversity, and inspire hope and action.

About Rob and Nita
Internationally acclaimed conservation photographers Rob Badger and Nita Winter have been life partners and creative collaborators for more than three decades. Their work has been featured in Time, Mother Jones, and Sierra magazines, the New York Times, Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle and the Los Angeles Times. They are the recent recipients of the Sierra Club’s 2020 Ansel Adams Award for Conservation Photography.

Online via Zoom and via YouTube Streaming. Links to come.

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