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May 2018

Botanical Portraits

May 12 - July 31
Chez Shaw Gallery, 1836 Nipomo Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90815 United States
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Deborah Shaw will be having a one person exhibition at Chez Shaw Gallery (no relation) entitled “Botanical Portraits,” May 12 - July 31, 2018. Deborah’s watercolors and graphite drawings feature California native plants as will as other fascinating specimens in the plant kingdom. The opening is May 12, 2018 from 6 - 9 pm. Visiting the Gallery on other days is by appointment only, 562-708-3803. Artwork: Opuntia spp., Fruit, Prickly Pear “Tunas,” Watercolor on calfskin vellum, © 2016, Deborah Shaw, dbshawstudios.com  Digital image protected by Digimarc.

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June 2018

Eriogonum Society 9th Annual Meeting

June 14 - June 18
Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, 1500 N College Ave
Claremont, CA 91711 United States
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$120

Are you a member of the Eriogonum Society? Be sure to join them for their 9th Annual Meeting. The weekend includes ID workshops, tours, talks, field trips, and more!

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Thorne’s Buckwheat Survey in Mojave National Preserve, June 18-22

June 18 - June 22
New York Mountains CA United States
Mojave RPTH

Mojave National Preserve is looking for volunteers to help monitor Thorne’s buckwheat, (Eriogonum thornei), USDA Plant Code: ERTH6 and CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2. Thorne’s buckwheat is a rare plant species only known to grow on a single ridge in the New York Mountains. In 2011, over 12,000 individuals were counted. This is why we need your help! Come camp out with us in one of the most botanically diverse desert mountain ranges. Contact Drew Kaiser for more information (760)…

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Conserving Plants on a Changing Planet

June 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
E.P. Foster Library, 651 E Main St
Ventura, CA 93001 United States

It is no secret that a large portion of the world’s biodiversity is in an extremely perilous position. The variety of threats facing wild organisms requires a corresponding variety of solutions. One of the most critical threats, the loss of habitat, can be addressed through the preservation of wildlands (in-situ conservation). But this alone cannot protect rare species from extinction. Ex-situ conservation seeks to protect individual species by maintaining and augmenting their populations outside of their natural habitats. Join Evan…

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Native Plant Gardens: Genetic Code

June 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Casa del Prado, Rm 101, 1650 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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Credit Kathy Kramer.

MONTHLY MEETING Speaker: Bob Perry, Professor Emeritus Cal Poly Pomona, Academician, Author, Landscape Architect

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Yerba Buena Work Party

June 20 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

Glen Canyon Park Rec Center, 70 Elk St
San Francisco, CA 94131 United States
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CNPS Yerba Buena chapter volunteers clearing invasives on a Bay Area hillside.

Volunteer activities include weeding, planting, and general maintenance. Please wear closed-toed shoes, long pants and layers. The event will occur rain or shine. To RSVP, email recparkvolunteer@sfgov.org or call 415-831-6333. Every Wednesday, 12-3 p.m., Glen Canyon Park Learn more: glenparkassocation.org

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Rare Plant Treasure Hunt – Sierra Foothills Chapter search for Eriogonum luteolum var. saltuarium

RPTHers keying out-Streptanthus breweri plants.

Rare plant treasure hunt for Eriogonum luteolum var. saltuarium. Leader: Frank Rauchschwalbe. Hiking Level is Moderate. The search areas are short distances from Hwy 108 but will require walking around in rocky/boulder areas at several stops. Little is known about this plant. Historically, this variety is only known along Hwy 108 between Dardanelle and Kennedy Meadow. Two populations, one of them a new find, were confirmed in 2017 and will be checked prior to June 23 for trip timing. RSVP…

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Yerba Buena Work Party

June 27 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

Glen Canyon Park Rec Center, 70 Elk St
San Francisco, CA 94131 United States
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CNPS Yerba Buena chapter volunteers clearing invasives on a Bay Area hillside.

Volunteer activities include weeding, planting, and general maintenance. Please wear closed-toed shoes, long pants and layers. The event will occur rain or shine. To RSVP, email recparkvolunteer@sfgov.org or call 415-831-6333. Every Wednesday, 12-3 p.m., Glen Canyon Park Learn more: glenparkassocation.org

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Birds and Their Habitats in the Western Sierra

June 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Auburn Library, 350 Nevada St
Auburn, CA 95603 United States
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Ornithology instructor, and author Ted Beedy will take us on a virtual tour across the Sierra from the Oak Savanna in the west up through conifer forests into the majestic alpine regions. We'll see and hear the stunning diversity of birds that make the Sierra their home.

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July 2018

Yerba Buena Work Party

July 4 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

Glen Canyon Park Rec Center, 70 Elk St
San Francisco, CA 94131 United States
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CNPS Yerba Buena chapter volunteers clearing invasives on a Bay Area hillside.

Volunteer activities include weeding, planting, and general maintenance. Please wear closed-toed shoes, long pants and layers. The event will occur rain or shine. To RSVP, email recparkvolunteer@sfgov.org or call 415-831-6333. Every Wednesday, 12-3 p.m., Glen Canyon Park Learn more: glenparkassocation.org

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