Presented by Wynne Brown
In this presentation, Wynne Brown, author of the recently released biography of Sara Lemmon, will reveal the story behind The Forgotten Botanist. Along the way, she’ll show examples of plants discovered by and named for this remarkable 1880s woman, as well as sharing a sample of Sara’s surviving botanical illustrations.
Wynne Brown is a freelance writer/editor/graphic designer, based here in Tucson. Her other books include More Than Petticoats: Remarkable Arizona Women, the Falcon Guide to Trail Riding Arizona, and Cave Creek Canyon: Revealing the Heart of Arizona’s Chiricahua Mountains. She is also president of the Chiricahua Regional Council and represents Pima County on the State Board of the Arizona Historical Society. In addition, she will be the Pima County Public Library’s Writer in Residence from Feb. 1-April 30, 2022.
If you have been fully vaccinated for Covid-19 you are welcome to come and join us for this excellent in person presentation (masks will be required by all). This meeting will also be available as a Zoom program and will be an important educational and informational event you must see. Also, if using Zoom, be sure to log in to win a $25.00 gift certificate from TCSS or choose a copy of the new 3rd edition of the Field Guide to Cacti & Other Succulents of Arizona. Plant give aways will also be happening at the in person meeting as well. When leaving the live in person meeting, everyone can get a free plant offered to you by the TCSS.