CNPS Happenings: September 2021

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CNPS welcomes everyone.  No expertise required.

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Evening Program  

September 8, Wednesday.  7:30 p.m. “An exploration of Coastal Plant Communities and the Journey to Heal Them at Seawood Cape Preserve”.  Join reserve steward Jessie Bunkley for a photographic exploration of several north coast ecosystems found on The Wildlands Conservancy’s Seawood Cape Preserve, including spruce-fir and redwood forests, and coastal scrub.  Learn about the interplay between native and invasive species, and ongoing efforts to restore ecosystem function and balance. Register for this Zoom presentation on our website, northcoastcnps.org. 

Columbia Lily. By Jessie Bunkley

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Field Trip

September 19, Sunday.  Ocean Ranch Day Hike. Even at the end of a droughty summer the wetlands in the Eel River estuary will have water and lush plants. We will walk 2-4 miles in Calif. Dept. of Fish and Wildlife’s Ocean Ranch Unit and Table Bluff County Park, finding pasture, dune, and wetland plants.  Meet at 9 a.m. at Pacific Union School (3001 Janes Rd., Arcata), 9:30 at Bayshore Mall, or 10:00 at the trailhead.  Dress for the weather; bring lunch and water.  Contact Carol at 707-822-2015 or theralphs@humboldt1.com. 

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Fall Native Plant Sale   

Saturday & Sunday, September 25 & 26, 

Freshwater Farms Reserve, 5851 Myrtle Ave., Eureka.

In-person shopping by-appointment.

Photo by Sharon King

For your first native plant or for adding to your native diversity, find it among our more than 1,000 plants of more than 100 species.  Make an appointment and see a list of plants on our website.  Questions: northcoastcnps@gmail.com.

 

 

Join us for covid-safe shopping and to see our spectacular demonstration garden.  

CNPS Demonstration Garden

Meanwhile, our plants are available every day, 12-6 p.m. at the Kneeland Glen Farmstand at the same address, near Three Corners Market.