Posted by: Sandy Steinman | April 30, 2018

CNPS Field Trips May 2018

May Field Trips:

(for more information on trips go to chapter websites; also check out late trip postings at chapter websites)

Bristlecone (Mono, Inyo and NE Kern counties)

  • May 5, Saturday, 11am-2pm: GardenFest, Eastern Sierra Land Trust, 250 N. Fowler Street, Bishop
  • May 12, 2018, Saturday, Bristlecone Chapter Field Trip: Field Botany and More by Fault.
  • May 19, Saturday, 9am: Bristlecone Chapter Field Trip: Harkless Flat and Blake Mine.
  • May 23, Wednesday, 7pm: Program: Discovering Mono County Plants: Making Progress Towards a Complete Checklist, with Ann Howald. Location: Mammoth Ranger Station auditorium, 2500 Highway 203, Mammoth Lakes
  • May 26, 2018, Saturday, Bristlecone Chapter Field Trip: Waucoba Wash. Leader: Jerry Zatorski.

East Bay CNPS

  • Saturday, May 5, 4 pm, Janet Gawthrop will lead a beginner-oriented plant walk at Hillside Natural Area in El Cerrito.

Marin CNPS

  • Wildflower Family Picnic at Leiss Ranc Saturday, May 5, 2018, 10 am to 1 pm

Milo Baker (Sonoma county)

  • Pepperwood Preserve – Fire Followers Wildflower Hike Thursday, May 10, 2018, 10:00am-12:30pm

Napa Valley

  • Saturday, May 5   KNOXVILLE AREA
  • Saturday, May 12 MEAD RANCH, Land Trust of Napa County
  • Saturday, May 19 LAS POSADAS
  • Saturday, May 26 SNELL VALLEY Land Trust of Napa County Missimer Wildflower Preserve

North Coast

  • May 4-6, Fri.-Sun. Spring Wildflower Show at Jefferson Community Center
  • May 5-6, Sat.-Sun. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Native Plant Sale at Jefferson Community Center
  • May 9, Wed. 7:30 p.m. “Northern Sierra Wildflower Adventure”
  • May 12, Sat.  South Fork Trinity river Day Hike–Photographer’s Special.
  • May 20, Sun. 1-3 p.m. Botanizing the Hammond Trail Loop

Santa Clara Valley

  • Sat May 5  10am – 3pm Wilder Ranch State Park (Santa Cruz)
  • Sat May 19  9am – 2pm Coastal Walk at McNee Ranch State Park (San Mateo County)
  • Sun May 20  10am – 2pm Grass Walk at Los Trancos OSP (Santa Cruz Mountains)
  • Thu-Tue  May 24 – 29 (Memorial Day weekend) Lava Beds National Monument and McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park (NE CA)

Santa Cruz

  • Saturday May 2, 10 am – 1 pm.  Quiroste Valley Cultural Preserve
  • Saturday May 9, 10 am.  Dudley’s Lousewort Adventure Hike at Portola Redwoods State Park.

Yerba Buena (San Francisco/Northern San Mateo)

  • Sunday May 20th, 11 am – 1 pm FIELD TRIP: Restoring riparian, dune, and serpentine habitats in the Presidio

If you are interested in information on other chapters go to:

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