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2021 NCalSBA Activities!

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Please Note: Reservations for events are non-refundable. However, if you are unable to attend, you may transfer your reservation to another participant.

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How to set up and start a Perpetual Journal with Lara Gastinger,
Thursday, August 26, 2021 10:45 am – 12:15 pm PST


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Lara Call Gastinger is a botanical artist and illustrator in Charlottesville, Virginia. She was the chief illustrator for the Flora of Virginia Project after she received her master’s degree from Virginia Tech in Plant Ecology. She has been awarded two gold medals (2018, 2007) at the Royal Horticultural Society garden show in London and her work has been in numerous American Society of Botanical Artist exhibits, the Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation and published books such as the Peterson Field Guide to Mushrooms. She is widely known on Instagram for promoting and teaching how to create a perpetual journal.

In this workshop, she will introduce how to set up and start a perpetual journal. Lara will demo how to add an observation to her journal and inspire you to start one!

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