Posted by: Sandy Steinman | March 31, 2011

April CNPS Field Trips and Events

California Native Plant Society Chapters
(for trip details go to chapter websites)

Bristlecone CNPS http://bristleconecnps.org/index.php
April 2, Saturday – CNPS Field Trip: Red Rock Canyon State Park. Leader: Mark Faull
April 7, Thursday, 7pm – Lecture: WMRS Winter Public Lecture Series Erik Leitch Exploring the Edge of the Universe from the Bottom of the World
April 8, Friday – CNPS Field Trip: Alabama Hills. Leaders: Martin Oliver, Steve McLaughlin.
April 13, Wednesday, 7pm, Presentation: A State of Change: Forgotten Landscapes of California, Laura Cunningham, Eastern Sierra Audubon, White Mountain Research Station (3000 E. Line St.)
April 15-17, Fri & Sat, 10am-8pm & Sun 10am-5pm – Wildflower Show: Maturango Museum, 100 E. Las Flores, Ridgecrest
April 16Saturday  at 2:30 pm, Kahlee Brighton, will present “Capturing Ephemeral Beauty: A Celebration of California’s Wildflowers.” As an educator, writer, photographer and recent founder of the Wildflower Conservancy, Kahlee Brighton
April 19, Tuesday – Field Day: 2011 Owens Lake Spring Big Day,
April 21, Thursday, 7pm – Lecture: WMRS Winter Public Lecture Series Colin Amos, NSF Earth Sciences Postdoctoral Fellow, UC Berkeley: Active faults and deformation of the southeastern Sierra Nevada.
April 23, Saturday – CNPS Field Trip: Indian Wells Canyon burn area
April 30, Saturday – CNPS Field Trip: Pandora’s Box

East Bay CNPS http://www.ebcnps.org/
Sunday, April 3 Toyon Canyon at Briones Regional Park

Marin CNPS http://www.marin.edu/cnps/
Saturday, April 16, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Mary Moser Memorial Hike, Abbotts Lagoon
Monday, April 18, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Deer Park
Tuesday, April 19, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Carson Ridge and the Mystery of the Serpentine
Wednesday, April 20, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Cataract Creek
Thursday, April 21, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Pam’s Blue Ridge to the Cul-de-Sac
Friday, April 22, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. Lake Lagunitas with Assemblymember Jared Huffman
Saturday, April 23, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Fern Foray on Mount Tam

Milo Baker (Sonoma county) http://www.cnpsmb.org/
April 02, 2011 10:00 am Van Hoosear Wildflower Preserve
April 03, 2011 09:00 am Lake Sonoma, South Lake Trail
April 14, 2011 10:00 am Van Hoosear Wildflower Preserve
April 21, 2011 09:30 am Jenner Headlands with Peter Warner

Napa Valley http://www.napavalleycnps.org/
Saturday, April 2 10:00 AM and 1:00 Skyline Park Hikes at the Wildflower Show & Plant Sale
Saturday, April 9 Moore Creek
Saturday, April 16 East Napa Hills
Saturday, April 23 King Ridge Rd, Sonoma County

Redbud (Placer and Nevada Counties) http://www.redbud-cnps.org/trips.htm#head
April 9 (Saturday), 9:00 to 11:30 Hidden Bridgeport:
Native Grasses and Wildflowers
April 16 (Saturday), 8:30AM to 4:00PM Wildflower ID Class

Santa Clara Valley http://www.cnps-scv.org/
Sun Apr 3 10am – 3pm Coyote Lake (Gilroy)
Sat Apr 9 10am – 3pm Joseph Grant Park
Sun Apr 10 10am – 4pm San Bruno Mountain
Sat Apr 16 10am San Bruno Mountain: Ridge Trail
Sat Apr 30 8am – 5pm South Valley Reserve

Yerba Buena (San Francisco/Northern San Mateo) http://www.cnps-yerbabuena.org/
Sat. April 16 10AM-3PM San Bruno Mt.: Ridge Trail
Sat. April 30 10AM-2PM Point Molate Grassland

If you are interested in information on other chapters go to: http://www.cnps.org/cnps/chapters/

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