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Journey Through Wonderland

  • Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden
  • Address: 909 Robert D Ray Drive, Des Moines, IA 50309
  • April 3, 2017 - June 3, 2017
  • 10 am - 5 pm Daily
  • Phone: (515) 323-6290
  • Price: General Admission
Overview

Journey through Wonderland and experience fungi, lichen and mushrooms of Iowa as you’ve never seen them before – bursting with vibrant color and over 5 feet tall.

Dr. Kristie Burns, Mh, ND, Ph.D. has an BA in Anthropology and Lingustics from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. She holds a masters and doctorate degree in plant biology and Naturopathy. Kristie Burns was a photo-journalist in Chicago for three years covering presidential elections and protests at the time. Later she was a photo-journalist in the Middle East for 16-years and has exhibited photos on the "Women of Egypt” at the Sony Gallery, as well as covering treks through the desert with nomads, street life in Cairo and tourism in Syria, Jordan and Egypt. Her work has been published internationally including Lonely Planet Guides (Egypt 1986-1996 editions) and even a Hollywood movie (the original Stargate). Locally her photos have been been exhibited at the Urbandale Public Library and Barnes & Noble. Kristie is currently working on a photo project called Earthschooling 365 that she has published at www.Earthschooling365.com. Half the proceeds from her photography sales go towards the preservation of wildlife habitat.

Journey Through Wonderland