“Saving America’s Amazon:” Author Talk Featuring Ben Raines
Join the nonprofit Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens in welcoming Ben Raines, award-winning journalist, filmmaker and author of “Saving America’s Amazon.” Raines will talk about the natural wonders of the nation’s most diverse ecosystem: 260,000 square miles of south Alabama known as the Mobile-Tensaw River Delta.
Pulitzer Prize-winning biologist E.O. Wilson (author of the book’s foreword) described the area as “America’s Amazon.” Hear from Raines why this place is a hotspot of biodiversity and how to protect it for future generations.
Tickets opened to the public Aug. 16. Seating is limited.
Cost: $10 (Preregistration is required.)
Location: Garden Center Auditorium
Learn more and register at: bbgardens.org/libraryprograms