Sacramento history speaker examines California’s environmental past

Andrew C. Isenberg, a Temple University professor and the author of “Mining California: An Ecological History,” will delve into the history of logging, ranching, farming and mining in the Golden State as part of the Center for Sacramento History’s speakers series.

The speech at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at 551 Sequoia Pacific Blvd. in Sacramento is open to the public and costs $10 per person. Isenberg, who has also taught at Brown and Princeton universities, will discuss the environmental costs associated with the industrialization of the state.

Info: www.cityofsacramento.org/ccl/history