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October 2019

Landscape Expo

October 23, 2019 - October 24, 2019
Long Beach Convention Center, 300 E Ocean Blvd
Long Beach, CA 90802 United States
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The Landscape Expo is a regional trade show and educational conference for landscape professionals from all facets of the industry. Featuring hundreds of exhibitors and thousands of attendees every fall for the past 60 years, the Landscape Expo is the premier event for landscape professionals in the western United States. CNPS South Coast Chapter will be exhibiting and Kristen Wernick hold a native plant seminar.

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Fountain Thistle Work Party (San Mateo)

October 26, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Lessingia Court, Lessingia Court
San Mateo, CA United States
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Join Don Thomas for the return to our ongoing restoration work at this site, at the intersection of I-280 and Hwy. 92. Our work at this site is a restoration success story. Once almost completely displaced by jubata grass (Andean pampas grass), the federally endangered fountain thistle (Cirsium fontinale var. fontinale) has largely recovered, as a result of the work done by CNPS volunteers. Fountain thistle grows in an unusual specialized habitat, serpentine seeps, and is only found here and…

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Making a Native Wreath for Fall a talk by Deva Luna

October 29, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
 Sunnyvale Public Library, 665 W. Olive Ave
Sunnyvale, CA 94086 United States
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By selecting a variety of native foliage and berries from your garden, you can create a beautiful fall wreath and recycle materials that you have on hand. Come watch while the speaker discusses what types of native plants to use, shows how to secure your greenery to a frame, and then demonstrates how to tie a big beautiful bow before hanging it up.

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November 2019

Plant ID Workshops

November 14, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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
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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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January 2020

Pruning Workshop with Dale Gradek

January 11 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
4224 Christmas Tree Lane, 4224 Christmas Tree Lane
Bakersfield, CA 93306https://kern.cnps.org/index.php/events United States
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contact Paul Gipe for details: pgipe@igc.org

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The Northern California Botanists Symposium – “The Diversity of Northern California Botany: Challenges and Opportunities”

January 13 - January 14
Bell Memorial Union, Chico State, W 2nd St
Chico, CA 95928 United States
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On January 14-15, 2019, Northern California Botanists will present a two-day symposium titled “Research and Conservation of Northern California’s Vegetation Communities” at California State University, Chico, plus a third day of workshops. Also included: a poster session, reception, banquet, keynote speaker. Student stipends available. For details, see: www.norcalbotanists.org

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Jepson Chapter/Solano College Horticulture Club Joint Meeting

January 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Solano Community College – Biology Laboratory, 4000 Suisun Valley Road
Fairfield, CA 94534 United States
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Maggie Ingalls and Michael Uhler from the East Bay Parks Botanical Garden will talk about California Native Plants. 6:00 PM Solano Community College Building 1000, 4000 Suisun Valley Road, Fairfield CA  94534

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CNPS-SD Winter Native Gardening Workshop

January 25 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Museum of Photographic Arts in Balboa Park, 1649 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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Details TBD

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WORKSHOP: Integrating Sustainable Practices into Your Native Garden

January 25 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Museum of Photographic Arts in Balboa Park, 1649 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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CNPS-San Diego is excited to present a day-long workshop that includes five presentations on understanding symbiotic relationships in your native garden and incorporating sustainable and regenerative practices. Topics include bringing wilderness into your backyard, harvesting rainwater, understanding and regenerating your soil, permaculture and agroecology, and tips and tricks from design to install from a recent landscape installation. The workshop will be held in the beautiful, contemporary auditorium of the Museum of Photographic Arts in Balboa Park. An extended 80-minute lunch…

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