Natural History Heroes

Alice Eastwood

Series 1 - Episode 5 Alice Eastwood

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Summary

Sandy Knapp celebrates fellow botanist Alice Eastwood. Self-taught, Eastwood became the curator of the California Academy of Science botany collection and discovered many of the plants on California's coastline. During the fire that followed the 1906 earthquake in San Francisco, she rescued 1,497 important specimens.

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Presenter Sandy Knapp
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