Cafe Botanique, February 10, 6:30 p.m.

The Secret Star: A Closer Look at Cottonwoods
Kathleen Cain

In an interactive show-and-tell, Colorado author Kathleen Cain shares materials she collected while researching cottonwood trees. The treasures include photos of the former National Plains Cottonwood Champion near Hygiene and hands-on instruction in how to "read" a twig.

Kathleen Cain is the author of “The Cottonwood Tree: An American Champion,” published by Johnson Books in 2007 and is nominated for a Colorado Book Award. She is also a published poet, essayist and member of Denver Botanic Gardens, with an active interest in nature.

Wednesday, February 10, 6:30-8 p.m.
Gates Hall