Manzanita Hike #3 Nipomo Mesa

Nipomo Native Garden 999 Osage St #927, Nipomo, CA

This hike will walk from the Nipomo Native Garden to the undeveloped north side of Nipomo Regional Park to view the rare sand mesa manzanita (Arctostaphylos rudis) as well as other Nipomo Mesa endemics. Some of these ancient relics may be the largest manzanitas in the county. Sand mesa manzanitas are one of nine locally […]

iNaturalist Outdoor Training Workshop #1

DeVaul Park Playground 1651 Spooner Dr, San Luis Obispo, CA

In this outdoor workshop, we will discuss the use of iNaturalist as an online community to record, share, and discuss observations of life on Earth. We will practice and learn at Irish Hills Natural Reserve, San Luis Obispo. Meet at the picnic area in the northeast corner of DeVaul Park Playground, near the intersection of […]

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 […]