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 […]

No April General Membership Meeting

There will be no April General Membership Meeting for the San Luis Obispo Chapter of the California Native Plant Society due to many other chapter activities this month.

May 4 General Membership Meeting – Collinsia

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

The speaker at our May 4, 2023 general membership meeting will be Dr. Scott Armbruster speaking on Mysteries in the California Wildflower Genus Collinsia, the Blue-eyed Marys. Scott Armbruster is a renowned 'boots on the ground' evolutionary biologist, and has been studying how flower size in the Collinsias is influenced by their native bee pollinators. Scott […]

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 […]