CNPS Quarterly Gathering - June 9-11, 2017
Big Bear Discovery Center, 40971 North Shore Drive/Hwy 38, Fawnskin CA 92333
...hosted by Riverside / San Bernardino Chapter - with assistance from Mojave and Orange Co. Chapters
Use this website to plan your attendance.  Updated as information becomes available.
[revised 7/10 1:17p
CalFlora, Michael Charters
Thanks for attending! 

schedule summary:
 Friday, June 9  Saturday, June 10  Sunday, June 11
(Wednesday & Thursday
campout -
see full schedule)

Field Trip: 9 am -
Sawmill Pebble Plains, with Dr. Tim Krantz. Meet at Big Bear Discovery Center by bear statue in front.

b1) Board Meeting: 2-6 pm
at Discovery Center
. Contact Steve Hartman if you wish to attend.

b2) Field Trip: 2 pm - Big Bear botanical specialties - carbonate/limestone endemics, vernal annuals, with Dr. Tim Krantz.  Meet at Big Bear Discovery Center by bear statue in front.

c) Meet-and-Eat: 6:00 pm start Big Bear Lake Brewing Company - later arrivals welcome

a) Breakfast Social: 8:00 am
(no charge)

b) Council Session: 8:30 am-5 pm - Discovery Center

- Lunch: noon
(pre-register, $15) Make your own sandwich/wrap – meats, cheese, veggies, fruit, cookies 

b1) After-meeting social: 5:15 pm

Big Bear Discovery Center Patio,
followed by...

Dinner: 6:30 pm - (pre-register, $25) - Mexican buffet – Chicken or veggie fajitas, cheese enchiladas, carnitas, rice/beans, tortillas, chips/guacamole, dessert.

Speaker: Dr. Tim Krantz, University of Redlands - Flora of Big Bear: Islands of Endemism, Rarity & Diversity


 a) Breakfast Social: 8:00 am
(no meeting) - Meet at Big Bear Discovery Center for light breakfast (no charge) & pick up box lunches for field trip (pre-register - $15)

b) Field Trip: 9:00 am - Bluff Lake & Onyx Summit
- with Orange County Chapter. Meet at Bluff Lake parking lot. Bring hat, sunscreen, camera, water, hiking shoes/boots. Link to field trip info.

For assistance with this website, contact Larry Levine

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.