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  • CNPS Events Calendar - California Native Plant Society
    Plant Sale Event Type Plant sale Date May 07 Time 9 00am 3 00pm Chapter Willis Linn Jepson Venue Benicia Community Garden 1400 East 2nd St Benicia 94510 Contact Phone 707 365 1854 Email Event Details link http www jepson cnps org Dedicated to the Preservation of California Native Flora California Native Plant Society 2707 K Street Suite 1 Sacramento CA 95816 5113 916 447 2677 fax 916 447 2727

    Original URL path: http://cnps.org/cnps/horticulture/calendar/event_single.php?item_id=1317 (2016-04-26)
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  • CNPS Events Calendar - California Native Plant Society
    visit a few places between Orick and Crescent City to see if we can locate historical occurrences and possibly find new populations Event Type Field Trip Date May 07 Time TBD Chapter Monterey Bay Venue Redwood National and State Parks 95555 Contact Greg O Connell Phone 530 599 4887 Email gregoconnell7 gmail com Event Details link http www montereybay cnps org Dedicated to the Preservation of California Native Flora California

    Original URL path: http://cnps.org/cnps/horticulture/calendar/event_single.php?item_id=1295 (2016-04-26)
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  • April 2016 eNewsletter - California Native Plant Society
    time anywhere in the United States botanists can earn a certification as a capable and responsible professional from a body of their peers Certification will formally recognize those who have a high level of knowledge and experience in the field of botanical consulting in California Certification is offered at two levels one for the professional botanist who works primarily in the field conducting surveys of project sites Field Botanist and another for those who have demonstrated additional abilities to report on and analyze results of field surveys Consulting Botanist Certification will be awarded to those who successfully pass examinations and agree to abide by a professional code of ethics This project has been developed by CNPS in collaboration with numerous botanical groups and organizations in California including the California Botanical Society Northern California Botanists Southern California Botanists University of California Berkeley Jepson Herbarium and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife among others For more information click here BIG Day of Giving 2016 CNPS is excited to participate in this year s 2016 BIG Day of Giving on Tuesday May 3 2016 For 24 hours from midnight to midnight online donations will be accepted through bigdayofgiving org with a goal of 6 million for hundreds of nonprofits based in the Sacramento region Donations made to the California Native Plant Society through the BIG Day of Giving website on May 3 will be eligible for additional Incentive Pool funds and prizes Imagine a donation of only 25 could help CNPS win a 5000 prize Also donors to CNPS will be entered in an opportunity drawing to win copies of The Best Spring Ever Wildflower posters a gift CNPS membership and a Native Plants Live Here garden sign Upcoming CNPS Plant Science Workshops The CNPS Education Program is gearing up for another year of exciting plant science training workshops Full details and registration will be posted at www cnps org workshops as it becomes available or contact Becky Reilly at Email address protected by JavaScript Enable JavaScript to view for more information Introduction to Plant Identification Northern CA Register May 3 5 Dye Creek Preserve Los Molinos Taught by Josie Crawford Botanist Wetland Riparian Plant Identification Register May 18 20 Taft Gardens Ojai Taught by David Magney Botanist Certified Arborist Vegetation Rapid Assessment Relevé July 19 21 White Mountains Taught by Julie Evens Vegetation Program Director CNPS Jennifer Buck Diaz Vegetation Ecologist CNPS Vegetation Mapping Summer 2016 TBA SF Bay Area Taught by Julie Evens Vegetation Program Director CNPS Todd Keeler Wolf Senior Vegetation Ecologist VegCAMP Program CDFW John Menke Senior Vegetation Mapping Specialist AIS Introduction to Plant Identification Southern CA Dates exact location and instructor TBA Introduction to Plant Identification SF Bay Area Dates exact location and instructor TBA Chapter Events A Sampling from Around the State To connect to your local chapter or to find other events in your region see this page for a list and map of CNPS chapters Even more events from CNPS chapters and partners can be viewed on the Horticulture Events Calendar Orange County Chapter Field Trip San Mateo Wilderness Sunday May 1 8 00 AM Strenuous hike led by Ron Vanderhoff The San Mateo Canyon Wilderness is one of the greatest natural resources in our area This trip will take you by foot into the heart of the wilderness remote San Mateo Canyon We will hike the Fisherman s Camp Trail 1 7 miles to San Mateo Creek and then follow the trail through the canyon westward to at least the intersection of The Bluewater Trail another 1 7 miles The rocks plants and wildlife here are spectacular and still very wild Full day Meet 8 AM at the parking lot at Bravo Burgers 31722 Rancho Viejo Rd San Juan Capistrano just off Hwy 74 near Int 5 Bristlecone Chapter Field Trip Union Wash Saturday May 7 8 00 AM This will be part driving tour and part hiking tour of this rarely botanized southern Owens Valley alluvial fan The bottom of the fan is down in the Owens Valley s Great Basin flora and as we ascend up the alluvial fan we will enter into Mojave flora There are also a few spring ecosystems with perennial water With the long awaited El Nino moisture finally here we can expect annuals alongside the persistent drought adapted perennial shrub flora This will be a full day of exploring so you will need to bring lunch snacks fluids and dress to be outside all day Also have hand lens field guides and binoculars We will meet at Independence Park on the south end of Independence on US 395 Edwards St at 8 00 am and we should be done by late afternoon Contact info Jerry Zatorski Willis Jepson Chapter Plant Sale Spring Native Plant Sale Saturday May 7 9 00 AM 3 00 PM A large variety of native plants will be available for purchase and experts will be on site to answer your questions Benicia Community Garden 1400 East Second St Benicia CA For more information call 707 365 1854 Monterey Bay Chapter French Broom Weed Bash Point Lobos State Reserve Saturday May 7 1 00 PM We ll use several techniques to remove French broom and help restore this area that wants to thrive with native plants Meet at 1pm in Carmel at the Rio Rd Park n Ride across from the Chevron Gas Station All supplies provided Bring a friend water and a snack Contact Bruce Delgado or 831 277 7690 for more info Redbud Chapter Mother s Day Wildflower Walk South Yuba Trail Near Washington Sunday May 8 9 00 AM 3 00 PM This trail follows a beautiful stretch of the South Yuba River We will walk about three miles in and three miles out enjoying the river and wildflowers as we go We will stop for lunch beside a small stream The water will probably be too high cold and swift for swimming or wading but we should see LOTS

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  • CNPS celebrates 50 years protecting California's native flora - California Native Plant Society
    California s rare plants CNPS vegetation scientists mapped amazing landscapes developing the essential data that will guide conservation decisions across much of California Garden tour Photo by Colene Rauh Dedicated CNPS conservation activists have valiantly taken on challenges large and small from fighting to protect our marvelous landscapes from ill advised industrial energy development to speaking on behalf of our local canyons and hills threatened by short sighted sprawl construction CNPS has advanced a revolution in gardening and landscaping We answered the call to help Californians switch to gorgeous drought tolerant native landscapes advising professionals and training homeowners to create chemical free water wise pollinator friendly native gardens Kramer Junction Photo by Greg Suba All the while we have explored our wonderful plants and places photographed flowers hosted garden tours shared ideas and made friends As you know in many respects this is just a typical year for CNPS saving and celebrating North America s most wonderful flora We do this all the time year in and year out but 2015 is different This is our 50th anniversary the year we celebrated five decades of struggle and success and dedication Mariposa lilies Photo by Becky Reilly For 50 years CNPS has done what no other organization can do You and 10 000 of your friends have come together as scientists and gardeners and hikers and photographers and citizen educators and dedicated conservation activists to celebrate and save California s remarkable flora As a result you have changed the laws of the land transformed Californians appreciation of their home and advanced our understanding of a global biodiversity hotspot Working together thousands of CNPS ers have successfully saved the places we love Please take a look below to see why we believe CNPS deserves your special support Sincerely 50 years of CNPS Presidents What makes CNPS so special Here are a few words from CNPS s past Presidents that gave so much to guide this organization Mac Laetsch It was astonishing to see the growth of CNPS from a handful in our living room to a vast multitude Keep growing James Payne Smith When I joined CNPS many years ago I was impressed to discover that its membership included not only professional botanists but a statewide network of enthusiasts dedicated to the preservation of California flora This combination of perspectives has made CNPS the respected and influential organization it has become Jon Libby CNPS introduced me to a great community of plants and folks with whom I have continued to associate The value priceless Perhaps my best investment ever Charli Danielsen CNPS chapters host field trips People walking trails to observe our native plants paying close attention to the changes in health species composition and population size are the building blocks for all we do in protection of native plants and habitats Only CNPS retains this focus on plant life Suzanne Schettler CNPS does something no other organization does it creates important tools The Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants A Manual

    Original URL path: http://cnps.org/cnps/support/golden_letter.php (2016-04-26)
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  • Volunteer - California Native Plant Society
    Support CNPS Volunteer The efforts and accomplishments of members like you are vital to CNPS success with native plant appreciation and preservation Thank you for all the work you do Brad Jenkins CNPS President 2006 2007 Fellows Distinguished members of accomplishment Support CNPS Call for Volunteers VOLUNTEERS INTERNS NEEDED CNPS is a volunteer based organization and volunteers do much of the work that makes CNPS so effective Please get in touch with your local chapter to find a range of needs locally or to learn more about serving in a leadership capacity In addition the following opportunities are available Conservation Program The Conservation Program is seeking a Botanical Research Assistant to conduct literature searches on desert plant species This research will be used to identify those species requiring consideration during review of several planned large scale solar project Assistant must have access to a university library Contact Greg Suba Email address protected by JavaScript Enable JavaScript to view if you can assist Rare Plant Program The Rare Plant Program is seeking volunteers to search for historical rare plant populations as part of the Rare Plant Treasure Hunt RPTH Many of our state s rare plants have not been documented in over 20 years and surveys are needed to provide us with up to date information on their status In the last five years RPTH ers have mapped 2 500 populations a third of them new discoveries Volunteers will be provided with maps and information to help identify rare plants in the field A GPS unit and some previous experience in plant identification are required for most projects Contact Danny Slakey Email address protected by JavaScript Enable JavaScript to view to get started Vegetation Program The Vegetation Program is seeking individuals to assist us with mapping vegetation of rare plant communities

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  • CNPS Press Room - California Native Plant Society
    State Classification List Vegetation Sampling Classification Mapping Mapping Guidelines Field Forms Protocols Classification Map Reports Sampler Newsletters Alliances Associations Vegetation Resources Vegetation Program Initiatives Carrizo Plain NM Veg Project Grassland Initiative MCV Database Project N Sierra Foothills Veg Map S Sierra Foothills Veg Surveys Rare Plant Comm Initiative Contact Program Staff CNPS eNewsletters Newsletter Archive Sign up for CNPS eNews Get the latest news and alerts when you create a free user account Already have an account Log in to manage your subscription Press Room 2016 April 15 Native Plant Group Supports Clean Nursery Practices Details about the CNPS Plant Pathogen Phytophthora Policy 2015 December 10 Special 50th Anniversary letter August 28 CNPS 2016 2017 State Election Announcement 2014 Press Releases Dec 9 CNPS Celebrates State Parks 150th Anniversary Oct 21 California Native Plant Society s Native Plant Week 2015 Committee Announced Aug 29 East Bay Chapter Works to Protect Endangered Livermore tarplant Aug 8 Garden Club Funds Rare Plant Discovery and Preservation Mar 6 Native plant horticulture experts enhance high level statewide CNPS committee 2013 Press Releases Nov 20 CNPS State Election Results Announced Sep 24 CNPS proudly announces new Horticulture Program Director Susan Krzywicki Sep 18 East Bay chapter announces new nursery manager Aug 8 Inagural Celebration of the Baja Chapter of CNPS July 20 G2 Gallery Presents From the Ashes A California Wildlife Recovery April 8 CNPS Joins UC Berkeley in Sudden Oak Death Citizen Scientist Surveys Kickoff in Santa Cruz Jan 10 CNPS Suports Governor Brown Budget Re Forest and Timber Harvest Management 2012 Press Releases Aug 30 CNPS Needs Support to Receive a 250 000 Grant from Chase Community Giving July 2 CNPS Hires Daniel Gluesenkamp as Executive Director News Articles July 27 CNPS Fellow Morgan a legend among natural history enthusiasts July 26 Two

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  • Contact CNPS - California Native Plant Society
    Program Staff Member Login Sign up for CNPS eNews Create a free account Already have an account Log in to manage subscription Connect with us Contact CNPS Mail California Native Plant Society 2707 K Street Suite 1 Sacramento CA 95816 5130 Phone 916 447 2677 Fax 916 447 2727 Email Email address protected by JavaScript Enable JavaScript to view To make comments specific to the website please contact Email address protected by JavaScript Enable JavaScript to view For questions about orders from the CNPS store please contact Email address protected by JavaScript Enable JavaScript to view Looking for information about wild plants gardening with natives or local conservation issues Contact your local CNPS chapter Have you moved Address changes may be submitted to Email address protected by JavaScript Enable JavaScript to view Please put member address change in the subject line CNPS Staff Executive Director Daniel Gluesenkamp Email address protected by JavaScript Enable JavaScript to view ext 201 Associate Director Melissa Guajardo Email address protected by JavaScript Enable JavaScript to view ext 203 Assistant Vegetation Ecologist Joslyn Curtis Email address protected by JavaScript Enable JavaScript to view Vegetation Ecologist Jennifer Buck Diaz Email address protected by JavaScript Enable JavaScript to view Vegetation Program Director Julie Evens Email address protected by JavaScript Enable JavaScript to view Membership and Development Coordinator Stacey Flowerdew Email address protected by JavaScript Enable JavaScript to view ext 204 Horticulture Coordinator Caroline Garland Email address protected by JavaScript Enable JavaScript to view ext 202 Membership Outreach Shanna Goebel Email address protected by JavaScript Enable JavaScript to view ext 209 Admin Sales General Questions Chris Brown Email address protected by JavaScript Enable JavaScript to view ext 200 Vegetation Team Leader Daniel Hastings Email address protected by JavaScript Enable JavaScript to view Accounting and HR Coordinator Laureen Jenson Email address protected by JavaScript Enable JavaScript to view ext 211 Native Here Nursery Manager Amy McCosh Leonard Email address protected by JavaScript Enable JavaScript to view Finance and Administration Manager Cari Porter Email address protected by JavaScript Enable JavaScript to view Associate Vegetation Ecologist Jaime Ratchford Email address protected by JavaScript Enable JavaScript to view Events Coordinator Becky Reilly Email address protected by JavaScript Enable JavaScript to view ext 207 Rare Plant Program Manager Open Rare Plant Treasure Hunt Assistant Botanist Steve Schoenig Email address protected by JavaScript Enable JavaScript to view Vegetation Ecologist Kendra Sikes Email address protected by JavaScript Enable JavaScript to view Rare Plant Botanist Aaron Sims Email address protected by JavaScript Enable JavaScript to view Conservation Program Director Greg Suba Email address protected by JavaScript Enable JavaScript to view ext 206 Conservation Analyst Karen Whitestone Email address protected by JavaScript Enable JavaScript to view CNPS Volunteers or Contract Staff Rare Plant Program Senior Advisor Jim Andre Email address protected by JavaScript Enable JavaScript to view Vegetation Program Senior Advisor Todd Keeler Wolf Email address protected by JavaScript Enable JavaScript to view Horticulture Program Committee Chair Laura Camp Email address protected by JavaScript Enable JavaScript to view

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  • Board of Directors meetings - California Native Plant Society
    Started Habitat Gardening School Gardens Patio Gardens Sample Garden Plans Ditch Your Lawn Where to Buy Natives Events Calendar Identifying Native Plants Propagation Native Plant Resources For Your Home Garden Arboretums Botanic Gardens Invasive Weeds Pest Mgmt Invasive Weeds Managing Pests Native Plant Lists Horticultural Research Gardening Blog About the Program Rare Plant Inventory Lichens of Conservation Concern Rare Plant Ranking System Ranks 2A and 2B Rare Plant Data Status Review Process Rare Plant Forums Rare Plant Status Review Rare Plant Phenology Rare Plant Photos Locally Rare Plants Botanical Survey Guidelines Rare Plant Treasure Hunt Background and Results Volunteer Signup RPTH Event Calendar Critical Rare Plant Data Needs Data Collection Reporting Annual RPTH Award Winners Stories from the Field Funding and Support Rare Campaign About the Program Vegetation Program Services Manual of CA Vegetation The Online Manual 2009 2nd Edition of the Manual State Natural Communities List MCV State Classification List Vegetation Sampling Classification Mapping Mapping Guidelines Field Forms Protocols Classification Map Reports Sampler Newsletters Alliances Associations Vegetation Resources Vegetation Program Initiatives Carrizo Plain NM Veg Project Grassland Initiative MCV Database Project N Sierra Foothills Veg Map S Sierra Foothills Veg Surveys Rare Plant Comm Initiative Contact Program Staff Administration

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