Tahoe Botanist Describes Relationship Between Plants And Pollinators In New Book Thursday, August 11, 2016 | Sacramento, CA Listen / download audio Update RequiredTo play audio, update browser or Flash plugin. Photo Courtesy of Julie Carville Julie Carville is a botanist, naturalist and photographer who has studied wildflowers for years. She is coming out with her new book, Tahoe’s Spectacular Wildflower Trails, and will join us on Insight today to talk about the book. Some of her topics include the fact that plants are living organisms that make conscious decisions and the relationship between plants and pollinators. Below are pictures from Carville out in the field when she was studying the local plantlife in Tahoe.