We are happy to announce LynneDee Althouse has accepted the job of Membership Coordinator for the SLO Chapter. She is replacing Holly Sletteland, who has done a fantastic job with membership files for the past several years. We thank Holly for her expert management of the database and for her monthly correspondence with the new and lapsed members. We wish Holly continued success in her ongoing role as Project Manager at the Fiscalini Ranch Preserve and for her assertive advocacy on Central Coast conservation issues. If you have questions about membership, please contact LynneDee at email@example.com.
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- 03https://cnpsslo.org/event/members-slideshow-and-potluck/6:00 pm-9:00 pm10-03-2019SLO Vets Hall801 Grand Ave, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401, USA
The October meeting of the California Native Plant Society will take place on Thursday evening, October 3rd, from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the SLO Vets’ Hall, 801 Grand Ave. in San Luis Obispo. The first third of the meeting will be devoted to a California native seed exchange. If you have an interest in planting native seeds and/or have native seeds to share with others, you are asked to come prepared to participate. During the meeting, seed traders will share their tips on how to plant the seeds and grow the plants they brought to share.
The second part of the meeting will feature presentations by local members, reporting on botanical places of interest they visited during the summer. Join us for refreshments (please bring a dessert to share) and some exciting photographs and stories of forays into the wild. If you would like to present some of your tales of discovery out in nature, bring your photos in a viewable format to the meeting, on a thumb drive, or you can e-mail your photos to David Chipping firstname.lastname@example.org) 24 hours before the meeting. Show your pictures… plants. mountains, birds or anything you would like to share; 10-15 slides per person. Dave can also answer any questions about formatting your photos, noting that progressive title slide numbering or alphabetization works in preserving slide order.
- 20https://cnpsslo.org/event/irish-hills-froom-creek-to-ocean-view/8:00 am-12:00 pm10-20-2019
Come explore the trails of the Irish Hills Reserve. Total distance of the hike is 6 miles, with a 900 ft. gain, taking about 3.hours. This trail passes through a wide-range of plant species growing on serpentinite-derived soils, unique to areas around San Luis Obispo. Meet at the trailhead located at the southern end of Madonna Road in San Luis Obispo. Bring water, snacks, and dress in layers for changing weather. A hat and sturdy shoes are advised. The plants, animals, and geology of the area will be discussed during the hike. Contact Bill, 805-459-2103. Rain Cancels.