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10 a.m.–12 noon

Christina McWhorter, nursery manager and native plant specialist for the Hamilton Wetlands Restoration Project, will lead a tour of the nursery and the area of the wetlands where restoration work is taking place.

Pebble Beach, Tomales Bay State Park Photograph by Amelia Byrd Ryan

10 a.m.–2 p.m.

Explore a Bishop pine forest and learn about the fire ecology of this species.

10 a.m.–2 p.m.

A late summer visit to Kehoe Beach in search of late-bloomers unusual elsewhere in Marin.

Lupinus tidestromii Wilma Follette

10 a.m.–2 p.m.

A second trip to Abbotts Lagoon, this time focusing on the dune community beyond the lagoon.

10:30 a.m.–3 p.m.

Join us for a visit to San Mateo County. First we'll visit a private garden with a spectacular display of many species of salvia (as well as other boranic treats), then, after lunch, we'll visit Edgewood County Park.

10 a.m.–2 p.m.

Come see summer blooms at one of Point Reyes's best spots for lupines, poppies, thistles, and more.

10 a.m.–1 p.m.

John Wick leads a tour of his ranch, explaining the methods he has pioneered to manage grasslands so as to keep carbon locked in the soil.

Calochortus tiburonensis Wilma Follette

10:30 a.m.–3 p.m.

We'll take a peek at the summer blooms on Tiburon's Ring Mountain.

10 a.m.–1 p.m.

Tanya Baxter, vegetation ecologist at Redwood Creek, a part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, will show us the restoration work that has been done there over the last five years.

10 a.m.–1 p.m.

Join the leader of a Tiburon restoration project for a tour of endemic species, including several rare ones. (The photograph at left, by Eva Buxton, shows Streptanthus glandulosus ssp. niger, Tiburon jewelflower.)