Posted by: Sandy Steinman | October 20, 2014

2014-15 The Wayne Roderick Lectures

The Wayne Roderick Lectures –  Winter 2014-2015

A popular series of free public lectures on a broad array of topics related to plants and natural history. Named in honor of its founder, the Wayne Roderick Lecture Series takes place on Saturday mornings from November through February at 10:30 a.m. in the Visitor Center of the Regional Parks Botanic Garden. These illustrated presentations are enjoyable for beginners and professionals alike. All lectures are free and open to the public.

At the Regional Parks Botanic Garden   Shasta Rd, Berkeley, CA 94708
Saturday Mornings 10:30  Seating is limited!  Come Very Early and Save a Chair.
November 1, 2014 Flora ID Northwest: A new set of apps and computer programs for plant identification – interactive keys for both amateur and professional botanists Bruce Barnes
November 8, 2014 Highlights of Cook & Green Pass in the Siskiyou Mountains Ted Kipping
November 15, 2014 Natural History of Iceland Ron Felzer
November 22, 2014 A rose is still a rose, but is a monkeyflower still aMimulus? Where have all the monkeyflowers gone…findings from the lab and the field Naomi Fraga
November 29, 2014 Fall color in California wildlands Stew Winchester
December 6, 2014 Botanizing Baja California by mule: Adventures into remote regions of Baja California, including cowboy uses of indigenous plants Sula Vanderplank
December 13, 2014 The Mt. Diablo fire of 2013 and its bounty of flowers Steve Edwards
December 20, 2014 Steens Mountain Flora Dick O’Donnell
December 27, 2014 NO lecture – enjoy the holidays!
January 3, 2015 Continuing the Trillium search, and the last two National Parks Bob Case
January 10, 2015 Old growth rainforest of southeastern Alaska John Kipping
January 17, 2015 Euphorbia hunting in the Old World: From the Arabian Desert to the deserts and savannas of Africa Jeff Morawetz
January 24, 2015 Conserving Northwestern Baja California Alan Harper
January 31, 2015 Flora of the Islands of the Gulf of California, Mexico Ben Wilder
February 7, 2015 Images from Isla de Cedros, the floristic edge of California. A summer vacation on a desert island in Baja California during a record breaking drought Michael Uhler
February 14, 2015 Humboldt County and the great divorce Steve Edwards
February 21, 2015 The Flora of the Blue Mountains of Oregon Dick O’Donnell
February 28, 2015 Two completed projects: The checklist of the flora – and the rare, endangered, and endemic plants – of northwestern Baja California, Mexico Bart O’Brien


Map of regional parks botanic garden

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