John Muir Laws Nature Journal Workshop

Photo courtesy of Tashi R. Ghale – “Searching for the Snow Leopard”

Snow Leopards: Conservation & Art

Learn how to draw snow leopards with wildlife biologist, educator, & author John Muir Laws, Research Associate of the California Academy of Sciences.

John Muir Laws will lead an enjoyable and educational drawing class, co-hosted by Marcia Sivek of BeProvided Conservation Radio and the Snow Leopard Conservancy team. While receiving instruction on how to draw this magnificent cat, learn about snow leopards and the conservation efforts of the Snow Leopard Conservancy. This activity is for everyone – you don’t have to be an artist to participate. Have pencils and drawing paper handy and sign in to have a wonderful time!

John Muir Laws Nature Journal Workshop

Snow Leopards: Conservation & Art

  • Free Virtual Event

  • Date – Thursday, March 4, 2021

  • Time: 2:00 pm CT – 3:30 pm CT/12noon PT – 1:30 pm PT

  • All ages & experience levels are welcome

  • Supplies needed – a journal, drawing pencils, and drawing paper or sketchbook

If your time zone does not permit you to attend the live event, it will be recorded for viewing at a later time.

The workshop will be held by John Muir Laws, author, educator, and wildlife biologist. He is the founder and host of the Nature Journal Club and is also a primary author and editor of the interdisciplinary curriculum: Opening the World through Nature Journaling. Laws has written and illustrated several books, including The Laws Guide to Nature Drawing and Journaling (2016), The Laws Guide to Drawing Birds (2012), Sierra Birds: a Hiker’s Guide (2004), The Laws Guide to the Sierra Nevada (2007), and The Laws Pocket Guide Set to the San Francisco Bay Area (2009).  He is a research associate of the California Academy of Sciences.

Laws was given the 2020 Bay Nature Local Hero award for his work in environmental education. And in 2009, he received the Terwilliger Environmental Award for outstanding service in Environmental Education. He is also a 2010 TogetherGreen Conservation Leadership Fellow with the National Audubon Society.

Co-hosting the event will be Marcia Sivek, podcast host for BeProvided Conservation Radio and members of the Snow Leopard Conservancy team, Ashleigh Lutz-Nelson, Vice President, who will be helping to lead the organization into its next chapter with 20 years’ experience working with wild cats and conservation, and Shavaun Kidd, Outreach Manager and author/editor of the book Searching for the Snow Leopardwho has been a conservation educator since 2002. Special guest from the Conservancy is Rodney Jackson, Founder and Director.