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August 2018

Yerba Buena Work Party

August 15 @ 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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Yerba Buena Work Party

August 22 @ 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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Monarchs and Milkweed

August 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Madelyn Helling Library, 900 Helling Avenue
Nevada City, CA 95959 United States
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Bonnie Bradt and Kate Brennan, both members of the Nevada County Master Gardener team of “Monarch Wranglers,” will share how to grow native milkweed and other pollinator plants to attract monarch butterflies, and how individuals can help monarchs.

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Mountain Meadow Workshop

August 25 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

The Friends of the Chico State Herbarium are offering a Mountain Meadows Workshop with Kyle Merriam, Province Ecologist for the Sierra Cascade Province, and Mike Friend, Beckwourth District Botanist of the Plumas National Forest, on August 25, 2018 from 9:30am to 4:30 pm. We plan to meet at the Grasshopper Flat Group Campsite at Lake Davis and will visit meadows in the area. The ecological functions of these meadows, methods for assessing their condition, management concerns, and restoration efforts will…

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Yerba Buena Work Party

August 29 @ 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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September 2018

Yerba Buena Work Party

September 5 @ 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
+ Google Map
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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Cutting Back, a “Natural Pruning” demonstration

September 6 @ 7:30 pm
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Speaker and Demonstration: Leslie Buck Join us for a “natural pruning” demonstration by Leslie Buck, who specializes in pruning landscapes over time so naturally you can’t tell they’ve been touched. Leslie will demonstrate easy-to-learn techniques you can apply in your gardens by using pre-cut branches of native plants. She will also give a brief reading from her garden memoir, "Cutting Back: My Apprenticeship in the Gardens of Kyoto,” published by Timber Press, describing her adventures with garden craftsmen in some…

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Weeds — the Good, the Bad, and the Beautiful

September 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Red Barn Classroom, Bear Valley Visitor Center, 1 Bear Valley Rd
Point Reyes Station, CA 94956 United States
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"The simplest definition of a weed is a ‘plant in a place where it is not wanted’! But where did these weeds come from, and why? And now that they are here what do we do with them? Some weedy species are edible, some are medicinal, and some are good habitat plants. Many weedy species have multiple reproductive strategies which make them very hardy plants. Certain truly invasive non-native species have proven to be very costly mistakes because of the…

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UC Naturalist Certificatio Course Fall 2018

September 8 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until December 8, 2018

Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum, 18127 S Alameda St
Rancho Dominguez, CA 90220 United States
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$300

Participants complete a 40+ hour hands on course with expert instructors and fellow learners -- studying natural history, environmental and conservation stewardship. Offering the option for 4 UC academic credits for an additional fee as well as discounts on future training opportunities.

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Gardening for Wildlife

September 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Sepulveda Garden Center, 16633 W Magnolia Blvd
Encino, CA 91436 United States
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National Wildlife Federation Urban Wildlife Manager, Tessa Charnofsky, will explain how we can create beautiful, native gardens in our own backyards, community centers, and schools that support wildlife.  Together we can make a healthier ecosystem in our garden spaces that serve as habitat and food for wildlife such as birds, bees, butterflies, and other critters and do our part to combat our U.S.A. extinction crisis.

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