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Red Barn Classroom, Bear Valley Visitor Center

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1 Bear Valley Rd
Point Reyes Station, CA 94956 United States

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September 2018

Weeds — the Good, the Bad, and the Beautiful

September 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Red Barn Classroom, Bear Valley Visitor Center, 1 Bear Valley Rd
Point Reyes Station, CA 94956 United States
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"The simplest definition of a weed is a ‘plant in a place where it is not wanted’! But where did these weeds come from, and why? And now that they are here what do we do with them? Some weedy species are edible, some are medicinal, and some are good habitat plants. Many weedy species have multiple reproductive strategies which make them very hardy plants. Certain truly invasive non-native species have proven to be very costly mistakes because of the…

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October 2018

Plant from Pieces! Cloning and Divisions

October 13 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Red Barn Classroom, Bear Valley Visitor Center, 1 Bear Valley Rd
Point Reyes Station, CA 94956 United States
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"Did you know that plants posses ‘Toti-potency’? It’s just another one of nature’s miracles - in that every living cell of a plant has the potential to grow all the other functional parts of a whole new plant! These methods of propagation are in essence ‘cloning’ which has advantages, but also some drawbacks. In this class we’ll look at a number of different plant families and species to learn about specific methods and mediums, and the critical timing necessary to…

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