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April 2019

Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens BioBlitz

April 13, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, 18220 CA-1
Fort Bragg, CA 95437 United States
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View the project on I-Naturalist and we encourage tech savvy participants to upload their observations: https://www.inaturalist.org/projects/mendocino-coast-botanical-gardens-bioblitz-2019. Here is the link to MCBG's place on I-Nat where you can see all the amazing species that have been identified on the property already: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations?place_id=132199.

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Happy Hour for Young Angelinos in Land Care

April 18, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Angel City Brewery, 216 Alameda St.
Los Angeles, CA 90013 United States
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A networking opportunity — chat with like-minded young gardeners, landscapers, plant and land lovers over a beer at Angel City Brewery, 216 Alameda St., Los Angeles. This is a chance for young folks interested in caring for the land to network outside the social media world and start some interesting conversations about how young people can use native plants in caring for the land, in Los Angeles and beyond! This event is cosponsored by Saturate, Inc. www.saturatecalifornia.com and CNPS. For…

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Native Plant Extravaganza and Garden Art Fundraiser for Bringing Back the Natives Garden Tour

April 20, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bay area, various locations, 2777 Foothill Blvd
Oakland, CA 94601 United States
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A native garden in Berkeley, California

A percentage of all purchases will go to support the Tour! Shop for native plants, garden art, and hand-crafted nature-themed items at this special fundraiser for the Bringing Back the Natives Garden Tour! Native plants will be available for purchase at East Bay Wilds in Oakland, and at the Watershed Nursery in Richmond. Oakland – East Bay Wilds is located at 2777 Foothill Blvd., Oakland (note that the entrance is on 28th Ave.) Owner Pete Veilleux grows more than four hundred kinds of natives that…

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May 2019

GardenFest

May 4, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Eastern Sierra Land Trust, 250 N. Fowler St
Bishop, CA 93515 United States
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This free, family-friendly event celebrations spring with plants and delicious food for purchase, a free beer tasting, live music, children's games and much more. GardenFest will also offer opportunities to learn about ESLT's Eastside Pollinator Garden Project, and how community members can transform their yards or garden into pollinator havens. This project helps keep the Eastern Sierra blooming by enticing native birds, bees, and butterflies to gardens throughout the Eastern Sierra. For more information, please contact Marie Ring, ESLT's Education…

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September 2019

San Gabriel Mountains Annual Potluck and Art Display

September 26, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Eaton Canyon Nature Center, 1750 N Altadena Dr
Pasadena, CA 91107 United States
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It's time for our annual Pot Luck and Members' Slide Show! This year, we encourage you to share original art, such as drawings, paintings, poetry, or prose, that are related to native plants. Bring your favorite dish to share at the pot luck, beginning at 6:30 p.m. And please bring your own plate, cup and utensils. Members who submit poetry are encouraged to read their poems to the audience at 7:30 p.m. The digital photo slideshow begins at 7:45, and…

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October 2019

GWN Potluck Social at Hidden Villa

October 6, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Hidden Villa, 26870 Moody Rd
Los Altos Hills, CA 94022 United States
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Please join us for the first Gardening with Natives (GWN) Potluck Social. Let’s go offline and meet in person! This is your chance to meet fellow Native Plant Gardening enthusiasts face to face. In addition to good company and conversation, there will also be an opportunity to view the CNPS Nursery demo garden and preview the CNPS Nursery ahead of our public sale. We don’t want people to be too frustrated by only being able to look, so we’ll even…

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Cal-IPC Symposium – Register by Oct 1

October 15, 2019 - October 18, 2019
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One event on October 1, 2019 at 12:00 am

Riverside Convention Center, 3637 5th St
Riverside, CA 92501 United States
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Gather with colleagues from across the state to network, learn, and celebrate our hard work. We will be meeting at the Riverside Convention Center and staying at the historic Mission Inn. Both are located in downtown Riverside, steps away from restaurants and entertainment. Add to your conference with Tuesday training sessions or Friday field trips to explore invasive plant management projects and restoration efforts in the region. Want to see what’s in store? Check out the preliminary program, now online! Register now! Online registration ends Oct. 1.…

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November 2019

Annual Foothills Festival

November 1, 2019
River Ridge Ranch, 37675 Balch Park Rd.
Springville, CA United States
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Come and gather with community for the Annual Foothills Festival at River Ridge Ranch in Springville. Families can enjoy: Live Music Wine and Beer Art Native Plant Sale Walking Tours Walk a Labyrinth Crafts & Activities  

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NorCal Botanist Certification Exam (Register by Nov 12)

November 14, 2019
Sacramento CA 95816 United States + Google Map

Learn more and register today! https://www.cnps.org/education/botanist-certification

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February 2020

Visalia Springfest

February 8 - February 10
Visalia Convention Center, 303 E Acequia Ave
Visalia, CA 93291 United States
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Chapter will host an information booth. We need volunteers to help greet the public, pass out pamphlets, assist participants to plant acorns in small pots to take home, and sell plants and books. Volunteers get free admission to event. Email Barbara with questions or to sign up.

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