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Chapter Meetings

Chapter Meetings

The Chapter's meetings take place eight times each year on the second Monday of the month (January through June plus October and November). The meeting starts at 8:00 P.M. and generally last about an hour-and-a half. There is a welcome and sale session starting at 7:30 and an optional, no-host dinner with the speaker at 5:30 (details below).

5:30 p.m. Join friends and meet our speakers for a no-host dinner at Gira Polli of Mill Valley, 590 East Blithedale Ave. at Camino Alto. Please call Gerd or Kristin Jakob at 415.388.1844 at least one day ahead to be assured of a seat with our group.  (here's a map showing Gira Poli's location)
7:30 p.m. Meet at the Redwoods retirement home, 40 Camino Alto, Mill Valley. Books, posters, and cards will be for sale before as well as after the meeting.
8:00 p.m. Presentation starts.

"Pollination Biology"
Guest Speaker: Bob Stewart

Come learn about studies regarding how the shape and color of native plants relates to the plant's pollinators.

"Ceanothus"
Guest Speaker: Dylan Burge

Marin County is a world center of Ceanothus diversity, with as many as 10 species found within the county. This talk will take a close look at Ceanothus diversity in Marin County and address recent scientific discoveries in the genus.

"Local Mushrooms"
Guest Speaker: Kevin Sadlier

"Steens Mountain, Oregon"
Guest Speaker: Dick O'Donnell

Calochortus tiburonensis Photo by Vernon Smith

The Tiburon mariposa lily (Calochortus tiburonensis) in a rapidly changing climate:
an ecological and evolutionary perspective
Guest Speaker: Dr. Sarah Swope

The West: A Closer Look
Guest Speaker: Ted Kipping

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Upcoming Events

Sun Mar 29 @ 9:30AM - 01:00PM
Field Trip: Mount Burdell Vernal Pool with Doreen Smith
Sat Apr 11 @ 9:30AM - 03:00PM
Spring Native Plant Sale
Sun Apr 12 @10:00AM - 02:00PM
Wildflowers of Mt. Burdell
Sun Apr 12 @ 1:00PM - 03:00PM
Habitat restoration: SP Taylor Park
Mon Apr 13 @10:00AM - 02:00PM
Rock Spring: Wild Food & Medicines
Mon Apr 13 @ 8:00PM - 10:00PM
Chapter Meeting
Tue Apr 14 @10:00AM - 02:00PM
Wildflowers of Mt. Burdell
Tue Apr 14 @10:00AM - 11:30AM
How to Draw Wildflowers
Wed Apr 15 @10:00AM - 12:00PM
Tour of Hamilton Wetlands Project
Wed Apr 15 @ 1:00PM - 02:30PM
Restoration at Hamilton Wetlands