Redbud Chapter of the California Native Plant Society welcomes all
native-plant lovers in Nevada and Placer counties. We are dedicated to
exploring, educating, researching, and writing about the diversity and
beauty of our native flora. We:
Lead field trips to stunning foothill &
mountain wildflower displays.
- Offer 100s of locally adapted,
plants at our fall sale.
for native flora and organize conservation
up to propagate plants and learn ethnobotany
two books on over 700 local wildflowers,
trees and shrubs.
we explore and restore nature, and find new friends!
Upcoming Redbud Events for more
Upcoming Redbud Chapter Events!
field trips, see Upcoming Redbud
Smart's Crossing, Alta
Friday, May 19, 2017 at 9am
Time and Location for Carpooling: Parking is limited at the trailhead
so carpooling is encouraged. Meet at 8:40am at Sierra Market (MarVal)
575 S. Auburn St, Colfax, CA.
Description: We will walk on a dirt road down to the Bear River below
Drum Powerhouse Road in Alta, CA. What is in bloom:
False Solomon's Seal, Larkspur, Bleeding Hearts, Striped Coral Root,
Pacific Sedum, and others.
Level of Difficulty: Easy to Moderate. 100+ ft elevation change, + 2 miles roundtrip.
Bring: Water, snacks, insect repellant, hat for sun protection and other hiking essentials.
This hike is limited to 20 participants. Please RSVP at: https://goo.gl/forms/L3hHX9FH5qL6t1ZB2.
Spring Events of Interest
County Celebration of Trails Saturday, June 3, 2017
owners or managers wishing to purchase books wholesale
should contact: Julie Becker - jbecker[at]infostations.com"