June Membership Meeting – David Keil & New SLO Flora

SLO Veterans Memorial Building 801 Grand Ave, San Luis Obispo, California

At our Thursday, June 1, 2023 general membership meeting, Dr. David Keil will introduce the newly published second edition of the Vascular Plants of San Luis Obispo County. Dr. Keil is the author of this second edition which was originally published in 1970 by fellow Cal Poly professor Robert F. Hoover. The much updated second edition features […]

Birds and Blossoms Field Trip

El Moro Elfin Forest 85MC+FX, Baywood-Los Osos, California

Learn bird calls and plants of the El Moro Elfin Forest in the town of Los Osos. This park on the south end of Morro Bay supports more than 200 plant species and 110 bird species in its brackish marsh, riparian woodland, pygmy oak woodland, maritime chaparral, and coastal dune scrub plant communities. Our hike […]

Fort Ord Manzanita Field Trip

Fort Ord National Monument - Gigling Road & 8th Avenue J6V7+F2, Seaside, CA, United States

This fifth field trip in our manzanita series will occur in Monterey County at Fort Ord National Monument in partnership with the Monterey Bay CNPS Chapter. Called "Manzanita Heaven" by the locals, this park has many rare and endemic plants and five species or subspecies of manzanita including: Arctostaphylos hookeri ssp. hookeri, Hooker's manzanita Arctostaphylos montereyensis, Monterey manzanita Arctostaphylos pumila, […]