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Fire Mosaic shows nature’s necessary and nourishing fire cycles

“California wildfire is like the head of Ouroboros, the world-eating snake: an essential part of a living cycle.”

With birds as guides, Fire Mosaic depicts four essential phases of a California landscape, starting and ending with fire. The art was created by Robin Lee Carlson, author of The Cold Canyon Fire Journals, an illustrated journey through one fire-swept ecosystem that unearths revelations about nature’s necessary and nourishing fire cycles. This art is produced in partnership between Carlson’s publisher Heyday Books and CalWild. Your donation empowers a public land advocacy nonprofit, a literary nonprofit, and an ecologist-artist to continue documenting, advocating for, and ultimately supporting public lands and all the lives that thrive there.

Learn more about wildfires on California’s public lands here.