North Coast CNPS

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All events are open to the public; most are free; more will be added. Click on dates to get more info., or visit our complete calendar. You can also be notified of events by e-mail.

Evening programs are the second Wednesday of each month, Sept.-May, at the Six Rivers Masonic Lodge, 251 Bayside Rd., Arcata. Refreshments at 7:00 pm.; program at 7:30 p.m.

Aug. 12, Sat. Point St. George Day Hike, Crescent City. 822-2015 

Sept 1-3, Fri-Sun. Chapter camp at Mattole Camp and Retreat Center

Sept 13, Wed. 7:30 p.m. "The Future of Plant Diversity in a Warmer, Drier West" with Dr. Susan Harrison

Sept 23, Sat. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Fall Plant Sale at the chapter nursery, Bayside.  826-0259

Oct. 8, Sun. Day Hike. Destination to be announced.

Oct. 11, Wed. 7:30 p.m. Evening program with Dave Imper

Nov. 8, Wed. 7:30 p.m. Evening program with Carl Rothfels

 * Wednesday - April 12 *

All in the Family - Ericaceae  with Bruce Palmer

From a world view to our local species, biologist, natural historian, professor, rhododendron student and gardener Bruce Palmer will give a sweeping, fascinating, and well-illustrated view of the heath family.Besides showy rhododendrons, azaleas, and heathers, this family includes delicious berries, like huckleberries, the diverse manzanitas, and some curious, non-green herbaceous species, like Indian Pipe. Bruce will also detail what we mean by plant families, what it means to be a member of the family Ericaceae, why some members of the family evolved where they are, and how their ancestors got there.

Program from 7:30 to 8:30 pm

At the Arcata Masonic Lodge, 251 Bayside Rd. (near 7th and Union)

Refreshments served at 7:00

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