Announcing Upcoming Redbud Chapter Events!
The Natural History of Bark
Beetles & the Future of Our Forests
22nd 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Auburn/Placer County Library,
the saying goes, "It's the small things that make a difference.” In our
forests, small things — like beetles, wasps and fungi — are changing our
landscape in big ways.
Nevada Street, Auburn, CA 95603
At this presentation, you’ll learn
about the natural history of the bark beetle and the future of our forests —
how different our forests of the future will be.
Our speaker will be Chris Paulus, retired forester and Cal
Fire Battalion Chief. He has worked with local Fire Safe Councils and residents
on fire prevention, fire-safe landscape planning, bark-beetle identification
and the possibility of mitigation, and options after the beetles.
This is a free public lecture sponsored by the California
Native Plant Society’s Redbud Chapter as part of its 2017 Passionate About (Native) Plants lecture
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3rd Redbud Meet-up: Wednesday, March
California Native Garden, Part
Spring is Coming!
Helling Library -- 980 Helling Way, Nevada City
As winter begins
to wane, you’ll want to focus on adding new natives to your garden. We’ll dig
into learning planting techniques that increase success,
covering topics such as:
are good sources of native plants in spring?
• How do I know it’s time to plant?
•How should I prepare the soil?
• Are there
special requirements for transplanting native plants?
• How big a hole should I dig?
irrigation solutions work well?
Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Other Spring Events of Interest
a certified California Naturalist!
Spring 2017 California Naturalist
Course, March 8 – May 17.
Streams Institute is offering a course that enables you to become a certified
California Naturalist. The course starts March 8, 2017. For more
information, see Naturalist Class,
email email@example.com, or call 530-265-6090 ext. 207.
Native Plant Sale!
Chapter -- California Native Plant Society
When: Saturday, MARCH 25th, 10
a.m. - 3 p.m.
Farms Native Plant Nursery
2140 Chase Drive, Rancho
Cordova, CA 95670
(On the American River
Parkway at Soil Born Farms)
Introduction to Plant Identification, Part II – Northern California
(A Beginner Look at 9 Plant Families)
April 4-6 at the Placer Nature Center
with additional field sites at the Auburn State Recreation Area
Description: This easily
accessible workshop will be taught at a beginner level, and can be taken in
conjunction with or separately from Part I (which will cover 8 different
California plant families). Learn the terminology and characteristics of 9 of
the more common California plant families, reducing the amount of time required
to key most plants to genus and species. This workshop will include classroom
presentations and exercises, and we will spend at least half the time outdoors
in the field identifying plants.
by Redbud’s own Josie Crawford, Botanist, this is a great excuse to get out and
explore what’s sure to be a beautiful spring in the foothills while learning
how to identify some of the major California plant families.
info and registration: www.cnps.org/workshops and http://www.cnps.org/cnps/education/workshops/2017/0404_intro_plant_id-2.php
Spring 2017 California Naturalist Course
Streams Institute is offering a course that allows you to become a
certified California Naturalist. The course starts March 8, 2017.
Earlybird registration fee if you sign up before February 1. For more
Naturalist Class, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 530-265-6090 ext. 207.