Yosemite’s Alpine Plants in a Changing Climate

Virtual Meeting via Zoom

For the February general membership meeting, Cal Poly student Rachel Friesen will describe changes in alpine plant communities in Yosemite National Park over a 30-year period, special alpine plant adaptations, and predictions about how alpine habitats will fare under climate change. Register in advance for this general membership meeting and speaker via a virtual Zoom […]

Winter Bike Outing in Adelaida

JUSTIN Vineyards & Winery 11680 Chimney Rock Rd, Paso Robles, CA

Join us for a bicycle ride through beautiful rolling hills, rural canyons, and oak woodlands. This will be a 10-mile loop ride of about 2 hours on paved roads with moderate hills and elevation gain of 750 feet. Bring your bike, helmet, other gear, water and snacks. If you desire, bring a lunch for a […]

Manzanita Hike #4 PG&E Pecho Ranch

Point Buchon Trail Head 7446+75 Pecho Valley Road, Baywood-Los Osos, CA

A special trip to the PG&E Pecho Ranch, a property that is south of Montaña De Oro State Park and is usually closed to the public. We will walk up a ridge to observe the local endemic Pecho manzanita (Arctostaphylos pechoensis) as well as the brittle leaf manzanita (A. crustacea). We will also visit a […]