Special to the Los Altos Town Crier
The Los Altos History Museum has scheduled a free Zoom program, “A 27-Year Wildflower Journey,” 5 p.m. Thursday, supplementing its current exhibition, “Beauty and the Beast: California Wildflowers and Climate Change.”
Conservation photographers Rob Badger and Nita Winter will present photographs of wildflowers in California’s diverse geographic areas and share their techniques for capturing such images. The husband-and-wife team creates all the photographs in the field, lugging 80 pounds of cameras and “natural light” studio equipment from below sea level in Death Valley National Park to 13,000-foot-high mountain passes.
“In 1992, we discovered and fell in love with the spectacular wildflower blooms in the Mojave Desert’s Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve,” Winter said. “This experience inspired us to…cont