University of Arizona Campus  •  March 10 - 11, 2018  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Kim Kanoa Duffek

Kim Kanoa Duffek

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Kim Kanoa Duffek is a horticulturist at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum. Duffek has illustrated many publications, including "Victor, the Reluctant Vulture." Her paintings are part of both public and private collections. Visit the website for more information.

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Kim Kanoa Duffek
“No Species Is an Island: Bats, Cacti, and Secrets of the Sonoran Desert” by Theodore H. Fleming, illustrated by Kim Kanoa Duffek “No Species Is an Island” describes the surprising results of Theodore H. Fleming’s eleven-year study of pollination biology in Sonora, Mexico, in the most biologically diverse desert in the world. These discoveries serve as a primer on how to conduct ecological research and offer important conservation lessons for us all. Fleming offers an insightful look at how field ecologists work and the often big surprises that come from looking carefully at a natural world where no species stands alone.

University of Arizona Press (Seats 1)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 11, 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Author: Kim Duffek
No Creature Too Small
Big surprises often come from looking carefully at the natural world. Montgomery, Fleming and Duffek discuss the surprising results of studying creatures up close. Assistive listening devices available.

Modern Languages Room 350 (Seats 318, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 11, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Central Mall (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Kim Duffek, Theodore Fleming, Sy Montgomery
Moderator: H. Emerson Blake

No Species Is an Island
UA Press
September 2017
ISBN 9780816535897
80 pages
$14.95, INSTORE
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"The book describes for a general natural history audience the unexpected scientific discoveries Fleming's research team made during an intensive 11-year study of four species of Sonoran Desert columnar cacti and their pollinators"--Provided by publisher.

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