CNPS Chapter Council meeting - September 11-12, 2010
   ...focus on conservation
College of the Redwoods, Fort Bragg, CA (and nearby locations)

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Registration closes after Tuesday, Sept. 7... 
Members not registered are nonetheless welcome to attend! But be prepared to make your own meal arrangements.

schedule summary:

Friday, September 10
 Saturday, September 11
Sunday, September 12

Board Meeting:
4-6:30 p.m. 

Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens
198220 North Hwy 1, Fort Bragg, 707-964-4352

Field Trips:

1. M-C Botanical Gardens natural areas, 1 p.m. from visitor center.

2. Jughandle Creek Nature Center,
brief tour, late afternoon.  Contact Helene Chalfin:

Meet-and-Eat: starting 6:30 p.m.
North Coast Brewing Tap Room
444 North Main, Fort Bragg

Council Session: all day

focus on conservation
College of the Redwoods
1211 Del Mar Drive, Fort Bragg

Barbecue dinner: evening
Caspar Community Center
15051 Caspar Rd, Caspar
Happy Hour 6 p.m.
Dinner 7 p.m.
Speaker: Teresa Sholars
"Conservation of Rare and Unusual Species and Communities of the Mendocino Coast"

Council Session:
morning only
other topics
College of the Redwoods
1211 Del Mar Drive, Fort Bragg

Field Trips: 1 p.m. from CR parking lot

1. Pygmy Forest
and adjacent Van Damme State Park.  Teresa Sholars, the expert on Pygmy Forest and north coast natural history in general, will lead this tour of one of the most unusual plant communities in the state.

2. Jackson State Demonstration Forest
.  This State Forest has fascinating plant communities but it also provides a view into historical and current land management practices.  Tour will be lead by one of the JSDF botanists. 

The California Native Plant Society (CNPS) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the understanding and appreciation of California's native plants and how to conserve them and their natural habitats through education, science, advocacy, horticulture and land stewardship.