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Books under the Bower: Monthly Book Club

February 24, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am

February’s book:

The Triumph of Seeds by Thor Hanson, 2015

“We live in a world of seeds. From our morning toast to the cotton in our clothes, they are quite literally the stuff and staff of life: supporting diets, economies, and civilizations around the globe. Just as the search for nutmeg and pepper drove the Age of Discovery, coffee beans fueled the Enlightenment and cottonseed sparked the Industrial Revolution. Seeds are fundamental objects of beauty, evolutionary wonders, and simple fascinations. Yet, despite their importance, seeds are often seen as commonplace, their extraordinary natural and human histories overlooked…This is a book of knowledge, adventure, and wonder, spun by an award-winning writer with both the charm of a fireside storyteller and the hard-won expertise of a field biologist…”

 Summary from Amazon.com

When: Saturday, Feburary 24th 2018
Time: 9:30am
Meeting Place: Back Ranch Meadows Kiosk entrance, China Camp State Park

Want to discuss a good book in the beauty of the outdoors? Join seasoned Naturalist Harold Hirsch as he leads a stimulating book discussion at the China Camp campground amphitheater. We will meet at the campground kiosk entrance off of San Pedro Rd. and walk over to the campground amphitheater. Please bring warm clothing, water, snacks, sunscreen and a hat.

Please RSVP to chinacamp.programs@gmail.com or (415)488-5161. Please include the number of guests attending.


February 24, 2018
9:30 am - 10:30 am