On the Roof of the Rocky Mountains: A Talk with Sarah Chase Shaw and Nicola Ripley
Name: On the Roof of the Rocky Mountains: A Talk with Sarah Chase Shaw and Nicola Ripley
Date: September 16, 2021
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM MDT
Local author Sarah Chase Shaw will discuss her new book, On the Roof of the Rocky Mountains: the Botanical Legacy of Betty Ford Alpine Gardens with guest Nicola Ripley, director of the Gardens. This spectacular book explores the idea that mountain environments are under extreme threat, positioning this unique botanic garden in the larger global alpine environment. Gardens is a celebration of the global reach of the alpine ecosystem and the unique climate that supports and sustains the hardy plants and animals that inhabit it from pole to pole. Over 285 color photographs illustrate both the Gardens’ collections of plants from all over the world, as well as important global alpine environments.