When: 10 a.m., Tuesday, April 4, 2023
Where: Sabino Canyon Visitor Center Ramada, 5700 N Sabino Canyon Rd, Tucson
David Wentworth Lazaroff celebrates his new book, Picturing Sabino: A Photographic History of a Southwestern Canyon, at the Sabino Canyon Visitor Center. He will share how he discovered the exact locations of historic photos, and tell what inspires him as a modern photographer in Sabino Canyon. Picturing Sabino readers benefit from Lazaroff’s deep knowledge of the Santa Catalina Mountains combined with his photographic expertise. After working in environmental education in the Tucson region for decades, Lazaroff founded the Sabino Canyon Volunteer Naturalists. He published two previous books about the canyon: Amphibians Reptiles and Their Habitats, and Sabino Canyon: Life of a Southwestern Oasis.
A fantastic book for both Tucson area residents and visitors, Picturing Sabino will be available for purchase in the Visitor Center store.
About the book: Sabino Canyon is enjoyed yearly by thousands of city residents as well as visitors from around the world. Picturing Sabino tells the story of the canyon’s transformation from a barely known oasis, miles from a small nineteenth-century town, into an immensely popular recreation area on the edge of a modern metropolis. Covering a century of change, from 1885 to 1985, this work rejoices in the canyon’s natural beauty and also relates the ups and downs of its protection and enjoyment.