University of Arizona Campus  •  March 10 - 11, 2018  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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March 11-12, 2017 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

Save the date for 2018!

March 10-11, 2018 (9:30am - 5:30pm)
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Jim Koweek


Jim graduated from the University of Arizona in 1978 with a degree in Speech Communication. Upon signing on with a local landscape company, this degree proved a tremendous help with his first task – digging ditches for salvaged cactus. Since then, he has worked with native plants, seed and rock in Southern Arizona. All his botanical knowledge is field acquired. At one time he was a columnist and owned a plant nursery.

Currently, Jim lives in a canyon in mountains near the Mexican border that receive more than one hundred frosts a year. He is the owner and sole employee of Arizona Revegetation & Monitoring Co., which specializes in native grass restoration projects and native seed sales. Jim can often be found at local watering holes playing the mandolin.

Other publications by Jim include Just Add Water – The Realistic Guide to the Land, Landscaping, and Gardening in The Higher Elevations of the Great Southwest.

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Scheduled events:
Author Pavilion - Adult Nonfiction
Author Pavilion - Adult Nonfiction (Seats 12)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 12, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Authors: Thomas Plantz, Jill Holler, Patrick Roland, Margaret Cruikshank, Jerome McLaughlin, Grady Query Cancelled, Jim Koweek, Annette Gray, Charles Choc, Aditi Agarwal, Michael Laramie, Emily Creigh

Book:
Grassland Plant ID For Everyone -Except Folks That Take Boring Technical Stuff Too Seriously
Nature / Environment / Outdoor Adventure
Rafter Lazy K Publishing
March 2016
ISBN 9781495194702
Perfect Paperback, 336 pages
The author will make this book available for sale at the Author Pavilion during the Festival.

Grassland Plant ID for Everyone - Except Folks That Take Boring Technical Stuff Too Seriously is an easy to use field guide that will help you identify almost 300 species of grasses, cacti, and other plants found in the Southwestern Grasslands. More/less

Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friend of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management

Key Sponsors

Brucker Trust
Marshall Foundation
Monark Premium Appliance Company
William & Mary Ross Foundation
Western National Parks Association

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