Swaner EcoCenter presents Wild Encounters a photography exhibit Wednesday - Sunday,10 am - 4 pm | now until May 13 Free, or $5 donation greatly appreciated. Wild Encounters is a must-see for nature lovers, conservationists, and photographers.David Yarrow takes the familiar and makes it new. Wild Encounters offers an  intimate view of some of the world's most compelling—and threatened—species through portraits that feel close enough to touch.

Critically acclaimed filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg brings his unique art - time lapse photography - to the Eccles Center this Friday. He shares nature's beauty by capturing what only e can on film in a presentation called, "Saving our Planet: Nature's Mysteries Revealed Through the Lens." KPCW's Lynn Ware Peek has more.