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September 2018

Urban Biodiverse-City Summit at the Global Climate Action Summit

September 10
Exploratorium, Pier 15 (Embarcadero at Green St)
San Francisco, CA 94111 United States
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The climate crisis is rivaled by the global biodiversity crisis. The solutions to both are  interdependent. Cities have, in large part, generated the climate and biodiversity crisis. Now, not only are they looked upon to find climate solutions, but they’re increasingly recognized as critical players for global species and ecosystem conservation and restoration. Since over half of the human population lives in cities, restoring urban biodiversity is critical for connecting everyone to nature where they live, and of course fundamental…

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Horticulture with California Native Plant by Bart O’Brien, CNPS Fellow, Native Plant Horticulturist and Author 

September 10 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Solano Community College, 4000 Suisun Valley Road
Fairfield, CA 94534 United States
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Joint Meeting of Willis Linn Jepson Chapter and Solano Community College Horticulture Club

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San Diego Habitat Gardening with Clayton Tschudy

September 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Museum of Photographic Arts in Balboa Park, 1649 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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There are many great and recently published resources for habitat gardening. They often provide good generalized advice for habitat design, but cannot provide a regional approach.  Vibrant habitat design requires a local approach that details indigenous plant and animal species, examines the habitat structure of local plant communities, and addresses how the threats of introduced pests and climate change should be addressed to local resources from the gardener's perspective. Join the San Diego chapter at their September meeting. Clayton Tschudy…

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Gardening for Wildlife

September 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Sepulveda Garden Center, 16633 W Magnolia Blvd
Encino, CA 91436 United States
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National Wildlife Federation Urban Wildlife Manager, Tessa Charnofsky, will explain how we can create beautiful, native gardens in our own backyards, community centers, and schools that support wildlife.  Together we can make a healthier ecosystem in our garden spaces that serve as habitat and food for wildlife such as birds, bees, butterflies, and other critters and do our part to combat our U.S.A. extinction crisis.

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Wildlife in Urban LA

September 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Sepulveda Garden Center, 16633 W Magnolia Blvd
Encino, CA 91436 United States
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Speaker: Tessa Charnofsky

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Yerba Buena Work Party

September 12 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

Glen Canyon Park Rec Center, 70 Elk St
San Francisco, CA 94131 United States
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CNPS Yerba Buena chapter volunteers clearing invasives on a Bay Area hillside.

Volunteer activities include weeding, planting, and general maintenance. Please wear closed-toed shoes, long pants and layers. The event will occur rain or shine. To RSVP, email recparkvolunteer@sfgov.org or call 415-831-6333. Every Wednesday, 12-3 p.m., Glen Canyon Park Learn more: glenparkassocation.org

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Early-bird registration deadline for: Cal-IPC Symposium

September 15
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Land managers, researchers, and conservationists will gather for the 27th annual Cal-IPC Symposium in Monterey! Join us on the coast at the Monterey Hyatt Regency. Nestled within 22 acres of soaring Monterey Pines along the Central California Coast, the hotel has close proximity to downtown Monterey, the Monterey Airport, and the Peninsula’s most well-known attractions. Stewarding biological diversity is inherent in Cal-IPC’s mission. Protecting cultural and intellectual diversity is important to our success as well. The 2018 Cal-IPC Symposium explores the ways our…

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Work Party

September 15 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until November 15, 2018

China Creek Park, Highway 180
Fresno County, CA United States
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CNPS Yerba Buena chapter volunteers clearing invasives on a Bay Area hillside.

Restoration and edcuation project at China Creek Park (Smith and Rainbow Avenues). Caging seedling Valley Oaks, maintaining the trail, clearing the berm at the north pond, and continueing the weed wars.

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UC Naturalist Certification Course Fall 2018

September 15 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until December 8, 2018

Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum, 18127 S Alameda St
Rancho Dominguez, CA 90220 United States
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$300

Participants complete a 40+ hour hands on course with expert instructors and fellow learners -- studying natural history, environmental and conservation stewardship. Offering the option for 4 UC academic credits for an additional fee as well as discounts on future training opportunities.

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Celebrating Resilient Landscapes and Adaptive Communities. Early-Registration Deadline

September 17
Kona Kai Resort, 1551 Shelter Island Dr
San Diego, CA 92106 United States
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The California Association of Resource Conservation Districts (CARCD) will continue the tradition of bringing together the conservation community from around the state at the 73rd Annual CARCD Conference. This year's theme is "Celebrating Resilient Landscapes and Adaptive Communities" and the conference will be held from November 14-17, 2018 in San Diego, California. California’s landscapes are evolving at a record pace. Change creates new challenges that our natural and social systems are endeavoring to keep pace with. In order to create…

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