Workshop: Using Cross-Stitch to Explore Environmental Issues

Workshop: Using Cross-Stitch to Explore Environmental Issues

Date and Time

  • Monday, October 19, 2020 from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.


Virtual Event

5998 Alcala Park San Diego, CA 92110




In this workshop, participants will learn about the Tecopa pupfish, an extinct freshwater fish that once lived in hot springs in California’s Mohave Desert. We will use this fish as a way to explore the implications of environmental devastation on nature, humans, and other species. Through this virtual workshop, participants will learn how to cross-stitch and start a cross-stitch project while we discuss the connections between environmental degradation, humans, and art.

Dr. Recart González is diversity postdoctoral faculty in the Department of Biology at USD.

This workshop is in conjunction with the Care for Our Common Home: Environmental Justice and Sustainability Across Disciplines series. In particular, to the discussion on Water on September 29 with Dr. Kate Boersma.


This workshop is for USD students only. Spaces are limited. You will be emailed the Zoom link and mailed the workshop supplies. Please register with your USD email and provide your mailing address.

USD faculty and staff may sign up to be put on a waiting list. Should there be any spots available a few days in advance, we will select individuals on the wait list. Faculty and Staff selected from the waiting list must pick up supplies on the USD campus during standard work hours.

begin quoteLearn about an extinct species and the broader implications of extinction in this cross-stitch workshop!
embroidery thread in various colors with an embroidery hoop and fabric with embroidered image of a blue fish

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