CNPS Chapter Council meeting and Conservation Symposium
September 7-9, 2012

Arboretum at UC Santa Cruz - High St. and Arboretum Way, Santa Cruz, 95064
hosted by Santa Cruz Chapter, with assistance from nearby chapters

This website contains information to help plan your attendance.
It is updated as information becomes available.
Registration officially closed.  As always, unregistered members are welcome to participate, but may have to provide for their own meals.
June draft minutes and other attachments are at bottom of Symposium/agenda page.

Schedule summary, see Full Schedule for details:

Friday, September 7
 Saturday, September 8
Sunday, September 9
(and Monday 9/10)
a) Field Trip: 10 am - 2:30 pm
Laguna Ranch, led by Brett Hall, RSVP

b) Board Meeting: 4 pm
Contact Brett Hall if you wish to attend,, 831-212-4853.
draft agenda

c) "Meet-and-eat": starts 7 pm
Rosie McCann's Iris Pub & Restaurant, 1220 Pacific Ave., 2nd floor, 831-426-9930
note: "First Friday" art festival website

1220 Pacific Ave Second Floor
a) Conservation Symposium:
8 am - 5 pm 
(Gate opens 7 am.)
UC Arboretum 

b) Social and Dinner: evening
UC Arboretum

- Happy hour: Sadza Marimba band
- Dinner speaker:
Chuck Striplen... 
The Re-emergence of a Tribal presence in the Monterey Bay Area: Opportunities for new approaches in research and stewardship.

a) Council Session:
8 am - noon  (G
ate opens 7 am.)
UC Arboretum

b) Field Trips: starting 1 pm
1. Dudleya at the Arboretum, Stephen McCabe
2. Marshall Fields coastal prairie, Randall Morgan
3. TBA

Monday: 7:30 pm.
UC Arboretum
Santa Cruz Chapter evening program - Montery pine forest.

For assistance with registration or 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.