"Beauty and the Beast: California Wildflowers and Climate Change" Award-Winning Book, Traveling Exhibit, and Future Audiobook

By conservation photographers Rob Badger and Nita Winter, recipients of the Sierra Club's 2020 Ansel Adams Award for Conservation Photography.


Collaboration of Many Hearts and Minds

Co-published with the California Native Plant Society and the help of over a dozen organizations.

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Super Bloom in Carrizo Plain National Monument

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Pink wildflowers with section title The Gift of Beauty

Integrating Art, Science and Storytelling

Images and words are woven together to tell the wildflower’s story.

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Plus "Behind the Scenes"

Get a peak at how Rob and Nita create their floral portraits in the field. 

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Kids and parents can become “Citizen Scientists” - observing and recording Nature in your own neighborhoods and backyards.....

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Bring nature into your home with books, TV programs and videos about the natural world. Nature in all forms, even imagery, has been proven to reduce stress and ... 

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