Art for a Cause – Deer Creek Bridges & Native Plants

First published August 8, 2018 Art Creation for Events Events where I plan to show art provides motivation to create new pieces. ‘Deer Creek Bridges’ was created for the 2018 Nevada County Fair photography competition. The ‘Pine Street Historic Bridge’ piece was made for display and sale during the 2018 Fall Colors Open Studio Tour. Video Productions doing Double Duty …

Invasive Species Choke Natives & California’s Floristic Province

First published June 2, 2018 The California Floristic Province is considered a world biodiversity hotspot. It contains a large number of ecosystems that include alpine forest, mixed evergreen forest, riparian forest, sagebrush steppe, coastal sage scrub, redwood forests and more. Currently, only 25% of the original vegetation remains unharmed. Highly populated and a producer of agriculture products for 50% of the country, California …