2016 Chapter Meetings

 

Chapter Meeting: 14 November, 2016

Chapter Meeting: 14 November, 2016

Muir Woods—A Close Look at Park Health During NPS Centennial                        

Guest Speaker: Mia Monroe

Muir Woods was set aside as a primeval forest over a
century ago and is now one of the most loved places in California.

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Chapter Meeting: 10 October, 2016

Chapter Meeting: 10 October, 2016

 

“Indian Baskets of Northern California and Oregon“  

 Guest Speakers: Ralph and Lisa Shanks

Ralph and Lisa Shanks are Marin CNPS members who have studied Native American basketry for decades. Working in museums across America and in Europe and with skilled native weavers, a major focus of their research is on how California native plants were used in basketry.

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Chapter Meeting: 13 June, 2016

Chapter Meeting: 13 June, 2016

“The Floral Riches of Kit Carson Pass“                          Guest Speaker: Ted Kipping                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

Carson Pass through the Sierra Nevada Mountains is a
byway not just for humans but for plants and animals as
well.

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Chapter Meeting: 9 May 2016

Chapter Meeting: 9 May 2016

“A Snapshot of Marin’s Fauna”                              Guest Speaker: Jake Kurzweil

It is clear Mt. Tamalpias is a biodiversity hot spot. 

 

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Chapter Meeting: 11 April 2016

Chapter Meeting: 11 April 2016

Bob Stewart

“Interrelationships of Flora and Fauna in Southeast Arizona”                                                     Guest Speaker: Bob Stewart

The extreme southeastern part of Arizona contains a high diversity of plants insects, reptiles and birds.

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Chapter Meeting: 14 March 2016

Chapter Meeting: 14 March 2016

Photo by Kipp McMichael

Calochortus Pursuits: A Spring and Summer in Search of “Beautiful Grass”                      
Guest Speaker:Kipp McMichael

California is home to the lion’s share of species in the genus Calochortus – they grow in every county of the state.

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Chapter Meeting: 14 November, 2016

Muir Woods—A Close Look at Park Health During NPS Centennial                        

Guest Speaker: Mia Monroe

Muir Woods was set aside as a primeval forest over a
century ago and is now one of the most loved places in California.

Chapter Meeting: 10 October, 2016

 

“Indian Baskets of Northern California and Oregon“  

 Guest Speakers: Ralph and Lisa Shanks

Ralph and Lisa Shanks are Marin CNPS members who have studied Native American basketry for decades. Working in museums across America and in Europe and with skilled native weavers, a major focus of their research is on how California native plants were used in basketry.

Chapter Meeting: 13 June, 2016

“The Floral Riches of Kit Carson Pass“                          Guest Speaker: Ted Kipping                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

Carson Pass through the Sierra Nevada Mountains is a
byway not just for humans but for plants and animals as
well.

Chapter Meeting: 9 May 2016

“A Snapshot of Marin’s Fauna”                              Guest Speaker: Jake Kurzweil

It is clear Mt. Tamalpias is a biodiversity hot spot. 

 

Chapter Meeting: 11 April 2016

Bob Stewart

“Interrelationships of Flora and Fauna in Southeast Arizona”                                                     Guest Speaker: Bob Stewart

The extreme southeastern part of Arizona contains a high diversity of plants insects, reptiles and birds.

Chapter Meeting: 14 March 2016

Photo by Kipp McMichael

Calochortus Pursuits: A Spring and Summer in Search of “Beautiful Grass”                      
Guest Speaker:Kipp McMichael

California is home to the lion’s share of species in the genus Calochortus – they grow in every county of the state.

Chapter Meeting: 8 February 2016

Stephen P. Rae

“Looking Down
– Mosses in the California Flora”

Guest Speaker: Stephen P. Rae, Ph.D.                                                                                                                                                                    

A journey into the world of mosses with side trips to rocks, tree, streams and fens. Dr Rae will explain how mosses differ from “real” plants and why you should be interested.

Chapter Meeting: 11 January 2016

“2015 Botanical Highlights” of Chapter Members                              

January’s program will feature the botanical trips and activities of several of our chapter members, including a special presentation by Doreen and Vernon Smith: “Plant Safari Expeditions in 2015 on the Lands of the MMWD on Mt. Tamalpais.”