Cornelia Mutel Tending Iowa’s Land Anthology Reading

February 5, 2023 - 2:00pm
Prairie Lights Bookstore

Ecologist Cornelia Mutel will talk about her latest book, Tending Iowa’s Land: Pathways to a Sustainable Future. She will be joined by contributors Jerry Schnoor, Charles Stanier, and Francis Thicke. “As a lifelong Iowan, this tapestry of science, history, and personal stories moved me to think about our changing climate and my own actions. While many of our current circumstances seem dire, Connie and the amazing team of contributors gave me hope by shining a bright light on the path forward.”—Joe McGovern, president, Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation

Cornelia Mutel is author of environmental books including The Emerald Horizon: The History of Nature in Iowa, Land of the Fragile Giants, and A Sugar Creek Chronicle: Observing Climate Change from a Midwestern Woodland (Iowa, 2016). She is the former senior science writer at IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering at the University of Iowa College of Engineering. Mutel lives in Iowa City, Iowa.