2018 Chapter Meetings

The Chapter’s meetings take place eight times each year on the second Monday of the month (January through June plus October and November). The meeting starts at 7:30 P.M. and generally last about an hour-and-a half. There is a welcome and sale session starting at 7:00 and an optional, no-host dinner with the speaker at 5:30 (details below). 5:30 p.m. Join friends and meet our speakers for a no-host dinner at The Cantina, 651 E Blithedale Ave., Mill Valley. Please call Gerd or Kristin Jakob at 415.388.1844 at least one day ahead to be assured of a seat with our group. 7:00 p.m. Meet at the Redwoods retirement home, 40 Camino Alto, Mill Valley. Books, posters, and cards will be for sale before as well as after the meeting. 7:30 p.m. Presentation starts.

 

Chapter Meeting – 8 October, 2018

Chapter Meeting – 8 October, 2018

“Water, Fire, and Mt. Tamalpais”
Guest Speaker: Andrea Williams

The Marin Municipal Water District (MMWD) is continuing to take action to minimize fire hazards and maximize ecological health on its watershed lands.

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Chapter Meeting – 14 May, 2018

Chapter Meeting – 14 May, 2018

Measuring the Health of a Mountain:  Vegetation indicators for ecosystem health of Mt. Tamalpais

Guest Speaker: Andrea Williams

Mt. Tamalpais in Marin County is a biodiversity hotspot, hosting over 1,000 plant taxa in more than 100 recognized communities—as well as the animals and physical processes that maintain this rich landscape.

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Chapter Meeting – 11 June, 2018

Chapter Meeting – 11 June, 2018

New Calflora Tools for CNPS Users
Guest Speaker: Cynthia Powell, Calflora Executive Director

Join Calflora’s new Executive Director Cynthia Powell to discuss new Calflora tools for CNPS Calflora users.

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Articles Index

Chapter Meeting – 12 November, 2018

California Mushrooms

Guest speaker: Michael Wood

Michael Wood, a California native, is a retired computer consultant by profession, and a mycologist and photographer by obsession.

Chapter Meeting – 8 October, 2018

“Water, Fire, and Mt. Tamalpais”
Guest Speaker: Andrea Williams

The Marin Municipal Water District (MMWD) is continuing to take action to minimize fire hazards and maximize ecological health on its watershed lands.

Chapter Meeting – 14 May, 2018

Measuring the Health of a Mountain:  Vegetation indicators for ecosystem health of Mt. Tamalpais

Guest Speaker: Andrea Williams

Mt. Tamalpais in Marin County is a biodiversity hotspot, hosting over 1,000 plant taxa in more than 100 recognized communities—as well as the animals and physical processes that maintain this rich landscape.

Chapter Meeting – 11 June, 2018

New Calflora Tools for CNPS Users
Guest Speaker: Cynthia Powell, Calflora Executive Director

Join Calflora’s new Executive Director Cynthia Powell to discuss new Calflora tools for CNPS Calflora users.

Chapter Meeting – 12 March, 2018

Our Pals, the Pollinators

Guest Speaker: Dick O’Donnell

The enjoyment of flowers seems to expand the more we know about the lives of flowering plants.

Chapter Meeting – 12 February, 2018

The California Wildflower Superbloom—                

A Garden Photographer’s View

Guest speaker: Saxon Holt

Saxon Holt has been a professional garden photographer for 30 years, and a CNPS member 35. In recent years he has been seeking to combine these two passions to inspire gardeners to use the diverse palette of native plants.

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