The Sierra de San Pedro Mártir national park in Baja California is home to bighorn sheep, California condors, cougars, and an incredible diversity of plants, many of which don’t exist anywhere else on Earth. In their new bilingual book and accompanying Nat Talk, Drs. Alan Harper, Sula Vanderplank, and Jon Rebman introduce us to many […]
Hybrid Meeting: In person and by Zoom. Zoom Link will be at milobaker.cnps.org Presenter: Dr. Nathan E. Rank, Professor of Biology at Sonoma State University Presentation: Biologists across the globe have observed substantial declines in insect populations in recent years, and this has generated widespread concern about the future of this important group of animals. […]
Learn the keys to designing landscapes that attract and support native birds. Nancy Gilbert, long-time Redbud Chapter horticulture chair, will share essential information about how to create bird-attracting gardens and landscapes. Nancy will share many remarkable photos by herself and her husband, Ames Gilbert, of birds interacting with native plants.
Galls are intriguing plant structures induced by insects (usually), creating a sheltered home for the larval stages of the inducing organism. They have diverse and sometimes incredible shapes and colors, and their natural history is equally fascinating, with complex life cycles, tiny parasites, and more! Michael Hawk (Nature's Archive podcast and Jumpstart Nature) and Dr. […]
California Native Plant Society, North Coast Chapter, Fall 2022 Native Plant Sale Saturday, September 24th & Sunday, September 25th, at their volunteer run nursery, located at Freshwater Farms Reserve, 5851 Myrtle Ave., Eureka, 95503. For additional information about the sale and for a list of plants offered, visit their website at: https://northcoastcnps.org.
Join us for an afternoon overlooking Sierra Valley at Lemon Canyon Ranch for discussions about two pioneering Californians: Sara Plummer Lemmon, botanist, botanical illustrator, force of nature, and AP Chapman, one of the early settlers in Sierra Valley. Wynne Brown and Ned Purdom will be talking about their recently released books on Lemmon and Chapman […]
Online Presentation from CNPS East Bay Chapter Screening of the documentary film, Saging the World, produced by Rose Ramirez, Deborah Small, and the California Native Plant Society. Screening will be followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers. Register to attend: https://ebcnps.org/events/saging-the-world-2022-09/