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September 2019

Native Horticultural Symposium: Gardening for Biodiversity in a Climate Crisis

September 21 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Foothill College, 12345 El Monte Rd
Los Altos Hills, CA 94022 United States
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$50 – $125

Register here. Early-bird pricing through 8/15 "Garden as if life depended on it." -- Doug Tallamy The insect Armageddon, the collapse of the western Monarch butterfly, The Sixth Extinction—we are losing species at an alarming rate. Contributors to this crisis include invasive species, the ubiquitous European lawn, non-native landscapes and the loss of wild areas. Landscape professionals and home gardeners can act to turn this trend around. This one-day symposium shows you how to be part of the solution. Speakers:…

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Field Bryology Workshop

September 23 - September 28
Andrews Experimental Forest, Blue River, Oregon, USFS Rd 15-130-132
Blue River, OR 97413 United States
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David Wagner is offering a three and a half day, intensive bryophyte identification workshop at the Andrews Experimental Forest, Blue River, Oregon (http://andrewsforest.oregonstate.edu). This workshop is designed for those with a strong botany background and basic knowledge of bryophyte structure and life cycles. Folks with previous experience studying bryophytes can expect to increase their familiarity with the regional flora. The class involves integrated lectures, field study, and lab practice. Tuition is $400 plus $132 for lodging, including bed linens, pillow,…

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October 2019

Plant ID Workshops

October 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on October 10, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on November 14, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on December 12, 2019 at 6:00 pm

San Francisco State University, Hensill Hall, Botany Lab, Room 440, 1600 Holloway Ave
San Francisco, CA 94132 United States
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Listen to a PowerPoint presentation that explains a plant family's diagnostic features, its economic importance, distribution, and evolutionary history among other things. We are then assisted by graduate botany students to key out live specimens. Join us for a stress-free hour and a half learning about botany. Bring Jepson Manual Second Edition, if you have one, and a loupe. We do have microscopes on hand and instruments that aid with dissection of plants. Workshops begin at 6 pm and run…

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November 2019

Plant ID Workshops

November 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on October 10, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on November 14, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on December 12, 2019 at 6:00 pm

San Francisco State University, Hensill Hall, Botany Lab, Room 440, 1600 Holloway Ave
San Francisco, CA 94132 United States
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Listen to a PowerPoint presentation that explains a plant family's diagnostic features, its economic importance, distribution, and evolutionary history among other things. We are then assisted by graduate botany students to key out live specimens. Join us for a stress-free hour and a half learning about botany. Bring Jepson Manual Second Edition, if you have one, and a loupe. We do have microscopes on hand and instruments that aid with dissection of plants. Workshops begin at 6 pm and run…

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December 2019

Plant ID Workshops

December 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 10, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on November 14, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on December 12, 2019 at 6:00 pm

San Francisco State University, Hensill Hall, Botany Lab, Room 440, 1600 Holloway Ave
San Francisco, CA 94132 United States
+ Google Map

Listen to a PowerPoint presentation that explains a plant family's diagnostic features, its economic importance, distribution, and evolutionary history among other things. We are then assisted by graduate botany students to key out live specimens. Join us for a stress-free hour and a half learning about botany. Bring Jepson Manual Second Edition, if you have one, and a loupe. We do have microscopes on hand and instruments that aid with dissection of plants. Workshops begin at 6 pm and run…

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