Posted by: Sandy Steinman | March 31, 2016

CNPS Field Trips April 2016

California Native Plant Society Chapter April 2016  Field Trips:

Bristlecone (Mono, Inyo and NE Kern counties)

  • March 7, Saturday, 9am, Bristlecone Chapter Field Trip: Wildflowers of Short Canyon, with CNPS and Friends of the Inyo
  • March 21-22, Saturday-Sunday, overnight, Bristlecone Chapter Field Trip:  Chicago Valley SEDA/DFA, Conglomerate Mesa,

East Bay CNPS
(check site for late postings)

  • North Table Mountain Ecological Reserve, Saturday April 2, 9:00 am, North Table Mountain, 2488 Cherokee Road, Oroville: RSVP.
  • Toyon Canyon at Briones Regional Park, Sunday, April 3, 9:45 am, Briones Regional Park – Briones Road Staging Area, Briones Road, Martinez. RSVP.
  • East Trail at Mount Diablo State Park, Saturday, April 16, 2016, 9:45 am to 3:00 pm, 9800 Marsh Creek Road, Clayton
  • April 16, 10:30 am Jepson Prairie vernal pools and Playa Lake Tour. 
  • Monday, April 18, 2016 7:00 am to Friday, April 22, 2016, 10:00 pm
    See once in 100 year bloom in parts of Death valley and Panamints, Death Valley National Park, Death Valley.
  • Tuesday, April 12 at 10 am, Friday, April 22 at 10 am, and Saturday, April 23 at 10 am. We have scheduled our vernal pool tours at Warm Springs. There are still quite a few spaces in 3 tours,
    To sign up go to the website:
    There’s a short description of the tours on the site linked above. Tours are about 2 hours, heavy rain will cancel, and good walking shoes are a must as we will be doing lots of off-trail walking.  Directions to the meet site are sent out in an email as part of the registration confirmation.

Marin CNPS

  • March 6, Chimney Rock, Pt. Reyes 10 to 3pm

Milo Baker (Sonoma county)

  • March 8, 2015 (Sunday) 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Salmon Creek Road, Town of Bodega,
  • March 19, 2015 – Thursday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Annadel State Park, Cobblestone Trailhead, Channel Dr., Santa Rosa
  • March 26, 2015 – Thursday 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Carpool Hwy 12 Park & Ride at 10:15 a.m.) Modini – Mayacamas Preserve Native Plant Demonstration Garden, 226A Center Street, Healdsburg
  • March 28, 2015 – Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Montgomery Woods State Natural Reserve, Pruitt Creek watershed

Napa Valley

  • Saturday, March 7 Rockville Hills Park. in Fairfield
  • Saturday, March 14 Fritillary Trip: Knoxville, Aetna Springs and Snell Valley. Land Trust of Napa County Missimer Wildflower Preserve
  • Saturday, March 21 Bothe Napa Valley State Park.
  • Saturday, March 28 East Napa Hills private property.

North Coast

  • Mar 14¸Sat. Flint Ridge Trail Day Hike

Santa Clara Valley

  • Sunday, March 1, 9am – 1pm Pulgas Ridge Open Space (San Carlos)
  • Thursday, March 5, 10am – 3:30pm  Maguire Peaks Loop, Sunol Regional Park
  • Sunday, March 8, 9am – 1pm  Stile Ranch, San Jose
  • Sunday, March 15, 10am – 3:30pm San Bruno Mountain (Brisbane)
  • Saturday, March 21, 10:30am – 2pm Tilden Regional Park, Berkeley Hills
  • Monday, March 23 – Saturday, March 28 Mojave Desert Car Camp

Santa Cruz

Yerba Buena (San Francisco/Northern San Mateo)

Check chapter websites for more information and late listings.

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