Posted by: Sandy Steinman | August 13, 2021

Conservation of California Walnut 8/17/21

from Channel Islands Chapter of the California Native Plant Society

Conservation of California Walnut  (Juglans californica)  w/ Dr. Travis Longcore of UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability and Science Director of The Urban Wildlands Group

Tuesday, August 17th, 2021 at 7:00PM 

Meeting ID: 890 0769 4348
Passcode: 254028
Find your local number: https://cnps-org.zoom.us/u/kLj1E8tt2

Abstract: The City of Los Angeles permits the removal of one mature California Walnut on average once each week, and this rate is increasing. Dr. Longcore will present information about the ecology, distribution, and conservation status of California walnut and review the mechanisms that should be, but are not, protecting it in the environmental review process under current California laws and regulations.
Biography: Dr. Travis Longcore is Associate Adjunct Professor at the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, and Science Director of the Urban Wildlands Group, a Los Angeles-based conservation nonprofit. He is a Certified Senior Ecologist and Certified GIS Professional.  He holds degrees in geography from UCLA and the University of Delaware.
Meeting ID: 890 0769 4348
Passcode: 254028
Find your local number: https://cnps-org.zoom.us/u/kLj1E8tt2

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