California Native Plant Society – San Luis Obispo Chapter

Annual Potluck Banquet

Saturday, January 12, 2019

5:30-9:30 pm

$10 per person, plus a pot luck item for the dinner


Morro Bay Veterans Memorial Building

209 Surf St, Morro Bay

Same location as last year – NOT the Community Center

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Social Hour – 5:30 pm

Buffet Style Potluck Dinner – 6:30 pm

Chapter business – 7:30 pm

Program – 8:00 pm

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Botanic Treasures of Santa Cruz Island

Steven A. Junak, Santa Barbara Botanic Garden

Steve Junak has been an important part of Santa Barbara Botanic Garden since 1976, when he joined the staff as Herbarium Botanist. In 1987 he became the Curator of the Herbarium, serving in that position until his semi-retirement in 2014. However he still serves at the Garden as a Research Associate and Botany Instructor. He has also taught botany classes for the Continuing Education Division at Santa Barbara Community College.

Steve’s great passion is the botany of the Channel Islands and other islands off of the Mexican coast. He has co-published articles on the Channel Islands National Monument, including a checklist of the flora on Anacapa Island, Santa Barbara Island, and Santa Cruz Island, and it is the latter that will be the subject of his talk. The list of his publications is long and varied, so we will all learn a lot.


Tickets are $10 per person – You may reserve your spot with credit card or PayPal by clicking the Tickets button, or if you prefer, you may send payment to D. Krause, 2706 Newton Drive, Cambria, CA, 93428. You may print this form to include with your check.

Questions? Contact David Krause  at dkincmbria@aol.com or 805-927-5182



CNPS provides beer, wine, coffee, tea, and assorted beverages (included with the cost of the banquet).

Plates, glasses, cups, and napkins will be available; we ask that you bring your own eating utensils, although plastic utensils will be available.

Potluck dish suggestions

For the dinner potluck, we ask those with last names beginning with the following letters to bring the suggested item (and serving utensils). However, if you have a dish you especially want to share with the group, please feel free to bring it or contact Lauren (805-460-6329, lbrown805@charter.net) for alternative suggestions.

I to Q: main meat or veggie dish
R to Z: salad (with dressing) or side dish
A to H: dessert

Please put your name on a label or piece of tape on your serving items so they can be returned to you.


From SLO Exit Hwy 1 at Main St {2nd exit northbound on Hwy 1. Turn right, go under freeway, through traffic signal and up hill, taking next right on Surf Street (the street sign is obscured). Continue over cross street, and bend right on next street (still Surf St.) The Veteran’s Memorial Bldg. is the large building on the right.

From Highway 41 turn left on Main Street immediately east of the freeway. Stay on Main through traffic signal, taking next right (see above.)

From North coast exit Main Street turn right and through traffic signal (see above)


Lauren Brown, lbrown805@charter.net 805-460-6329

David Krause, 2706 Newton Drive, Cambria, CA 93428
dkincmbria@aol.com  805-927-5182

Hope to see you there!