CNPS Chapter Council meeting - focus on Conservation
September 5-7, 2014
  - Sierra Adventure Center
hosted by Bristlecone Chapter at Bernasconi Ranch, Sugarloaf Road, Big Pine, CA 93513

Use this website to plan your attendance.  Updated as new information becomes available.
[revised 9/6 1:57p]
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Registration Deadline midnight August 27 (for caterer)If you miss the deadline, please contact us ASAP, and we will try to accommodate you as best as possible. 

Schedule summary: 
Friday, Sept. 5
 Saturday, Sept. 6
Sunday, Sept. 7
a) Field Trip - starts 1 pm from meeting site. Destination: Schulman Grove Bristlecones - Michelle Slayton, Inyo NF botanist

b) Board of Directors: 3:00-7:00 pm
If you wish to attend, please contact Laura Camp

c) "Meet-and-Eat":
6:00-8:00 pm
on-site
a) Conservation Symposium
all day
8:30 am
- breakfast
9:00 am
- program

b) Mixer, Dinner
- times tba
Speaker - Dr. Jim André, director
Granite Mountains Desert Research Center
Pondering Marcus, Malthus, Michael and Mary, and other Musings of a Desert Botanist.
a) Council Session
8:00 am - breakfast
8:30 am
- session
noon - lunch

Field Trips
1- northbound - 1:00 pm: special invasive aster at Mammoth - Ann Howald
2- southbound -
1:00 pm: Big Pine Canyon - 8,000 ft.+ - Steve Matson
3- southbound v
ista stop
- Manzanar Ranch solar site
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.