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April 2021

Vegetation Study Guided Walk at Barnett Ranch County Preserve

April 17 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
San Diego County San Diego, CA United States + Google Map

Join chapter Vice President and Field Trips Chair Justin Daniel for a botanic walk that will focus on floral foundations of the food web and emphasize wildlife commonly seen in the area. Limited capacity for current CNPS members. The walk will follow all COVID safety guidelines. Learn more and email Justin to register here

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Facebook Live Interview with Garden Owner Judie Lincer

April 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Spring is in swing and you will follow Judie Lincer, Native Garden Committee Co-Chair and Garden Tour Director 2018-2020, through her California native plant garden to learn how she created it and what she found along the way. Learn more here

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Native Plant Week at Tree of Life Nursery: 10% of plant proceeds benefit CNPS

April 19 - April 24
Tree of Life Nursery, 33201 CA-74
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675 United States
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During this week all CNPS members will receive their normal 10% discount at the nursery and 10% of proceeds from all plant sales will go to our local CNPS chapters. Our retail plant nursery features wide paths with plenty of room for everyone to practice social distancing. In addition, face masks are currently required for all shoppers (and employees).

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Naming Contest for Chapter Dudleya Mascot

April 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Bring your creative side to help the chapter name its new mascot, a Dudleya pulverulenta, and create a slogan for it as part of the CNPS Dudleya Protection campaign. Register here

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Palomarin Trail, Bolinas with Marin Chapter

April 20 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm

Leader: Carolyn Longstreth After a year’s hiatus, Marin CNPS is very pleased to offer field outings once again! Due to the continuing pandemic, though, we will be following state guidelines for outdoor activities: masks and social distancing will be required; carpooling is not permitted. Additionally, outings will be limited to 10 participants. Please sign up for any trips you are interested in by emailing Susan Schlosser at scschlosser52gmailcom Other Covid-related obstacles are that state and county parks have implemented onerous…

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Our City Forests Lawn Busters DIY Workshop (2-part series)

April 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 4:00 pm, repeating until April 21, 2021

Learn how to design and convert your own lawn if you do not qualify for our program! 1 hour each day, 2 days total. Day 1, Tuesday April 20, 4-5 pm covers trenching, soil cover and shrub selection/placement. Day 2, Wednesday April 21, 4-5 pm  covers planting and mulching. Register here

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A New Era of Plant Conservation at the San Diego Botanic Garden

April 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
CA United States + Google Map

SPEAKER: Tony Gurnoe, Director of Conservation Horticulture at the San Diego Botanic Garden After decades of showcasing endangered plant species from our region, the San Diego Botanic Garden is making significant institutional investments to dramatically elevate the garden's conservation and research programs. Learn about its long term conservation storage in seed bank projects and how it is reintroducing and reinforcing threatened populations of plant species such as Baccharis vanessae and Quercus dumosa. Learn more

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Coastal Dune Restoration–When is Removal of Invasives Simply not Enough?

April 20 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
CA United States + Google Map

Lorraine Parsons is the Vegetation Wetlands Ecologist at Point Reyes National Seashore. She has worked on several large restoration projects in the Park. Joining information will be added to Milo Baker chapter's website

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Willis Jepson Online Plant Sale

April 21 - May 1
Heritage Presbyterian Church, 1400 E 2nd St
Benicia, CA 94510 United States
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Order Online April 21-May 1st, Pickups on May 1st Order online September 30th-October 9th, Pickups on October 9th

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Propagation Committee Meeting: Asclepias fascicularis Propagation

April 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Amy Huie, CNPS-SD Propagation Committee Chair, will talk about Asclepias fascicularis propagation from seed and rhizome cuttings. Learn more

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