Posted by: Sandy Steinman | February 26, 2010

California Native Plant Society Programs and Trips

Below is a list of meeting programs and field trips of central Bay Area CNPS chapters.  If you clive in another part of California you can find CNPS chapter near you through their website:

California Native Plant Society Chapters:

East Bay CNPS

Wednesday, March 24: Heath Bartosh—On the Edge of the Mount Hamilton Range: The Alameda Watershed’s Rare Plants of Late Spring

Marin CNPS

Monday March 8, 2010
“Native Bees are a Rich Natural Resource in Urban California Gardens”
guest speaker Gordon Frankie

Sunday, March 14 Field Trip Lower Steep Ravine and Rocky Pt.

Wednesday, March 24 Field Trip Rock Spring Orchid Hunt

Wednesday, March 31 Field Trip Cascade Canyon to the “Well”

Napa Valley CNPS

Weekly Wildflower Hikes Each Tuesday Starting March 2
Location to be decided each week as the season dictates.

Saturday, March 6 Rockville Hills Park in Fairfield Trip

Saturday, March 13 Knoxville Fritillary Trip

Saturday, March 20 Tilden Park Botanical Gardens Trip

Thursday. March 25 Program: Lose the Lawn! Go Native

Saturday, March 27 Bothe Napa Valley State Park Trip

Santa Clara Valley CNPS

Sun  Mar 7  10am  Rise of the Sporophytes! Edgewood Park Field Trip

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Japanese Garden Design Using California Native Plants, a talk by Mark Bourne

7:00 pm–8:30 pm at Saratoga Community Library

Sun  Mar 14  10am  San Bruno Mountain Field Trip

Monday, March 15, 2010

Spring Wildflowers @ Edgewood, a talk by Ken Himes

7:00 pm–8:30 pm at San Carlos Public Library

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Water-wise Gardening Using Native Plants, a talk by Deva Luna

7:00 pm–8:30 pm at Fremont Main Library

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Pollinators & Native Plant Gardens, a talk by Rebecca Schoenenberger

6:30 pm–8:00 pm at Almaden Community Center

Yerba Buena CNPS

(San Francisco/Northern San Mateo)

Program: Texture and Diversity: A Visual Tour of Lichens

Speaker: Stephen Sharnoff

Date: Thursday, March 04, 2010 Time: starting at 7:30pm

Location: Recreation Room, Francisco County Fair Building

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