Program: Superbloom 2023
Presenter: Pam Brunsfeld
Location: Lecompte Auditorium, 2nd floor, 1912 Center, Moscow, ID
Presentation: The Mojave Desert of southern California experienced an exceptional “Superbloom” in March and April 2023. Pam Brunsfeld will share her visit to this area which included visits to the Antelope Valley Poppy Preserve and Carrizo Plain showing photos of millions of annual flowers in bloom simultaneously.
Pam Brunsfeld has been a professional botanist for 50 years. She is the retired Director of the University of Idaho Stillinger Herbarium, Systematic Botany instructor, Forest Service botanist, and currently owner of Brunsfeld Botanical consulting firm. Since her retirement in 2014 she has visited the Southwest deserts every year to learn a new flora and has been able to witness three superblooms.