CNPS Calendar of Events

Virtual Native Plant Events and Webinars

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Have Qs or want to add events, email Elizabeth ekubey@cnps.org. Virtual events have made it possible to hear speakers from all over CA! Open the event to see upcoming webinars/events and see recordings.

47th Annual Southern California Botanists Symposium

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Virtual Online Symposium! Speakers Christopher DiVittorio, PhD -- Conservation of species and evolutionary processes on coastal sand dunes Regan Dunn, PhD -- Harbinger of the future: Drought, fire, and extinction in the latest Pleistocene Lluvia Flores-Renteria, PhD -- Elements to consider in the conservation of pinyon pines Karolina Heyduk, PhD - - Local adaptation in […]

Water Resilience in the Garden, a talk by Radhika Thekkath

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Rescheduled for Oct. 20 As the climate swings unpredictably year to year, causing early spring floods and summer drought in the Western United States, it makes sense to understand and implement established ways to manage the rainfall on our properties. Whether we live on a small suburban lot or run a small farm on multiple […]

Cal-IPC 30-Year Anniversary Symposium | Oct. 26-29, 2021 | Online

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Register now to get Regular rate by Oct. 15. Learn more and register on Cal-IPC's websiteCelebrate 30 years of learning with Cal-IPC with more session talks, discussion groups, and posters covering a wide range of topics related to invasive plant biology and management. We are meeting online to stay safe, but our online platform has […]

Botanizing the Bigfoot Trail

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Did you know that the Klamath Mountains of northwest California and southwest Oregon are one of the most biodiverse temperate mountain ranges on Earth? In fact, 32 species of conifers and over 3,500 taxa of plants call this area home! The Bigfoot Trail traverses this amazing mountain range and celebrates the region's plant diversity. Join […]

Lunada Bay Parkway Project

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South Coast CNPS will hold its November meeting virtually. Barbara and Bill Ailor will be presenting about the Lunada Bay parkway project More details will be added here

Annotated Checklist of the Vascular Plants of San Francisco

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Speaker: Mike Wood Zoom Reservation Required: Link Here Long before the digital age of geo-located photos, iNaturalist, Calflora, the Jepson eFlora, and The Jepson Online Interchange, the founders of the Yerba Buena Chapter of CNPS were busy documenting the native flora of San Francisco. Their observations were recorded on hand-written lists on college-ruled note paper, the […]

“The Extraordinary Microscopic Relationship Between Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi and the Roots of 90% of All Plants”

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Speaker: Lorenzo Washington, PhD candidate in Plant and Microbial Biology, UC Berkeley We will explore a relationship between plants and fungi that hinge on cooperation instead of competition to improve their odds of survival. Located in soil everywhere, these extensive underground communication networks play crucial roles within ecosystems and can provide new strategies for agricultural […]

Native Gardening: Watering 101

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How do you water like nature? As we enter the wettest time of year, we will hear from panelists about different watering systems, and watering tips and tricks to fake the rain for your California natives. The event is free, but please register here to be able to join live and ask questions: https://bit.ly/naturehoodtalks Photo of […]