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Beauty and the Beast: California Wildflowers and Climate Change
Through a display of more than 45 landscape photographs by photographers Rob Badger and Nita Winter, this traveling exhibition is a visual survey of California’s diverse and delicately-balanced ecosystems that reveals the effects of global warming and other human impacts on our native plants. Their work has been featured in numerous galleries and publications including the British Museum of Natural History, American Photo, New York Times, Sunset and Washington Post, among others.
The exhibit will be on display through March 10, 2019.
"California Wildflowers and Climate Change” will continue on a statewide tour through 2019 organized by Exhibit Envoy
MORE LECTURES
MBHS LECTURE
February 13 - 5:30 p.m.
Fire on the Mojave: Stories from the Deserts& Mountains of Southern California
with Ruth Nolan, M.F.A., M.A.

Nolan will talk about the impacts of wildfire in our desert and mountain regions, including Native American uses of fire as management. She will tell stories from citizens who've survived major wildfire events and describe a close-up view of a wildland firefighter as seen from her point of view.
There is a book singing after the Q & A.
CNPS LECTURE
February 20 - 7 p.m.
A Botanist Comes Full-Circle: From Studying to Defending Tejon Ranch, California's Largest Private Landholding
with Nick Jensen
 
At 270,000 acres, Tejon Ranch is California's largest contiguous piece of private land. It home to more than 14% of the state's native plant diversity on just 0.25% of its acreage. Please join CNPS Southern California Conservation Analyst, Dr. Nick Jensen, on a journey cataloging his efforts to explore and document the diversity of Tejon through the battle save it from being developed.

VENDORS NEEDED!
The Hi-Desert Nature Museum is seeking vendors and exhibitors for the event including artists, designers, crafters and environmental organizations that offer information or products that convey the event theme. The deadline for all vendor applications is March 8, 2019; accepted vendors will be notified by March 15, 2019. The application deadline for exhibitors and non-profit organizations is March 22, 2019.
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Show your support and get your limited edition Museum Pin at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum for a small donation.
Museum stickers are available, too!
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