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Thursday, September 12 • 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Welcome Event with Guest Speakers Obi Kaufmann, Abby McBride, Amy Tan, and other guests LIMITED

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NOTE: PLEASE ADD THIS TO YOUR SCHEDULE IF YOU PLAN TO ATTEND so we can get an accurate headcount. Thank you! We'll kick off the first Wild Wonder Nature Journaling Conference with special guest speakers Obi Kaufmann, Abby McBride, Amy Tan, and others.

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Abby McBride

Sketch biologist
Abby McBride is a sketch biologist who writes and illustrates stories about science and nature. She has a biology degree from Williams College, a science writing degree from MIT, and a tendency to wander around outside with a sketchbook. After college Abby took the obvious career... Read More →
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Amy Tan

Amy Tan wrote the introduction to John Muir Laws' next book (due out in 2020), and she will be sharing that with our conference audience. Born in the U.S. to immigrant parents from China, Amy Tan rejected her mother’s expectations that she become a doctor and concert pianist.  She... Read More →
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Obi Kaufmann

Obi Kaufmann grew up in the East San Francisco Bay Area as the son of an astrophysicist and a psychologist, and he spent most of high school studying calculus and breaking away on weekends to scramble around Mount Diablo, mapping its creeks, oak forests, and sage mazes. Kaufmann’s... Read More →

Thursday September 12, 2019 8:00pm - 9:30pm PDT
Ottertorium at Robert Down Elementary School - #5 on event map
  • Requirements Bring your badge to enter. Open to registered attendees only due to limited seating; do not bring unregistered guests, please!
  • Location Key #5 on event map