North Coast CNPS

pre-covid Wildflower Show

Spring Wildflower Show (pre-covid) 
the North Coast celebration of wild California plants
May 1-2-3, 2020                        

         Below is the plan for our "real" show, which is canceled this year due to COVID-19.  Don't give up!  A beautiful wildflower experience is being assembled on the Wildflower Show 2020 tab of this website!  Visit it now and in the future. 

Spring Wildflower Show 
            Jefferson Community Center, 1000 B St., Eureka.
                        May 1, Friday, 2-8 p.m.
                        May 2 & 3, Saturday & Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
                                    Contact: Susan 707-672-3346

  • special lectures and displays on pollintation and pollinators
  • hundreds of fresh flowers, native and non-native
  • Wildflower art workshop Friday, 7 p.m. 707-677-0927
  • experts to identify your wild plant
  • invasive plant game
  • wildflower posters and postcards and plant books to buy
  • Admission free. Everyone welcome.  Handicap accessible.

 

Speakers at the Wildflower Show

 Friday, May 1
            7 p.m. Art Night. Artists Annie Reid, Joyce Jonte, and Patricia Sennott will provide a creative and congenial atmosphere for artists, from beginners to professionals, to sit down together and draw the flowers of their choice borrowed from the show.  Please tell us you are coming 677-0927.

Saturday, May 2
            12 noon. "Native Bees and Plants: a Vital Symbiosis"
with Brian Dykstra
              2 p.m.  "Local Butterflies to Know"with Clint Pogue

Sunday, May 3
            11 a.m. "Photographing Wildflowers" with Janet Stock.  Bring your photos
            12 noon. "Pollination Basics and Intricacies" with Jean-Paul Ponte
            1:30 p.m. Gardening for Pollinators: Restoring the Earth, One Garden at a Time" with Bill Rodstrom and Gary Falxa

Displays at the Wildflower Show

Pollination: What it is, how it happens, why it is essential

Native American Cultural Plants.  Edible, medicinal, and cultural-use plants of importance to the Wiyot Tribe.

Wild Edible Plants.  See favorite edible, native plants that you can grow outside your door for your consumption, while providing native habitat for native wildlife.

Invasive Plants.  Learn what common garden species are invading our wildlands. 

Plants of the Dunes.  Friends of the Dunes brings a sampling from the dunes to you.

Six Rivers National Forest.  Stunning photographs of a beautiful habitat and its flower inhabitants. 
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Teachers' Resources - these are downloadable .pdf files

Flower parts (12 KB) Flower activities (5 KB)
Pollination (222 KB) Uses of native plants (4 KB)
Five flower types (508 KB) Is it OK to pick wildflowers? (5 KB)

 

 

 

 

 

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