Introduction to Bryophytes
Feb
23
to Feb 24

Introduction to Bryophytes

With around 800 species in California, the bryophytes (mosses, liverworts, and hornworts) are a fascinating, diverse, and ecologically important part of our native flora. The aim of this two‐day work‐ shop is to give participants the basic tools they will need to continue learning and enjoying the local bryophytes on their own.

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Introduction to the Willows of California (Salicaceae)
Jun
23
9:00 AM09:00

Introduction to the Willows of California (Salicaceae)

This workshop has been canceled

Cottonwoods and willows are the most common riparian hardwood species in California and yet many of us have little idea of how to tell them apart. The goal of the workshop is to instill confidence about vegetative characteristics used in the identification keys in The Jepson Manual and familiarize participants with some of the most common willows in California.

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<br>Sorry, this Workshop is Full<br>How to Make Wreaths, Garlands, and Kissing Balls with Native Plants
Dec
9
1:00 PM13:00


Sorry, this Workshop is Full
How to Make Wreaths, Garlands, and Kissing Balls with Native Plants

What comes to mind when you think of the winter holiday season? Do you think of evergreens and baking spices? Did you know that many of our native chaparral shrubs and forest trees are evergreen, and that native sages can remain fragrant for years after drying? Learn more about native plants while you create a holiday wreath, kissing ball, or garland!

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Tree Identification
Oct
21
9:00 AM09:00

Tree Identification

What trees are found in Northern California urban landscapes?

What key characteristics distinguish individual species?

What are the generalities and similarities between tree species to help you group them into families?

International Society of Arborists (ISA) units are available for this workshop.

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Riparian Ecology along the Middle Sacramento River:<br>Understanding Riparian Ecology from the Perspective of Flowing Water
May
11
9:00 AM09:00

Riparian Ecology along the Middle Sacramento River:
Understanding Riparian Ecology from the Perspective of Flowing Water

This field-based workshop will examine riparian ecology along the middle Sacramento River from the perspective of flowing river water: How has flowing water determined the location of plant species across the floodplain; How has the flowing water shaped the physical structure of the vegetation.

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