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Redbud sponsors lectures, presentations, meet-ups, and other events from time to time throughout the year. All are welcome -- Redbud and other CNPS members as well as the general public. We are "Passionate About (Native) Plants"  and hope that you will be, too!

(Also, enjoy our Field Trips and see our Past Events.)




 
Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation
How You Can Help to Conserve Native Bees
 
Friday, May 11, 2018  
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
 
Soils Born Farms Schoolhouse
2140 Chase Drive, Rancho Cordova, CA
 
This workshop will investigate the fascinating word of North America's native bees and examine the existing threats that make the future daunting for these vital creatures. You will learn about native bees' natural history, their importance to our natural areas and agriculture, and most importantly, the straightforward actions that you can start doing today that will create lasting change in the way our urban landscape is managed and help make you home, and you community, native bee friendly.
 
Cost: $45.00 per person. Need-based scholarships are available for those who qualify (follow link to flyer).
 
Pre-registration is required: https://tinyurl.com/xerces-rancho.
 
Special thanks to Sacramento Valley CNPS and Soil Born Farms for help in coordinating this event.
 
 


 
The Redbud Chapter
"Passionate about (Native) Plants”
Lecture Series
 

 
Birds and Their Habitats of the Western Sierra
Guest Speaker: Ted Beedy
 
 
 
 
Wednesday, June 27th
7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
 
Auburn Library
350 Nevada Street, Auburn, CA 95603
 
 
 
Ted Beedy will take us on a virtual journey across the Sierra from the oak savanna in the west, up through conifer forests, into the majestic alpine regions. We'll see and hear the stunning diversity of birds that make the Sierra their home. We'll learn how they use the varied habitats, which species are in decline, and which are expanding and increasing.
 
 
Ted recently co-authored Birds of the Sierra Nevada: Their Natural History, Status, and Distribution.
 
 
Ted received his Ph.D. in Zoology from UC Davis. He taught ornithology and other biology classes at UC Davis and California State University, Sacramento before working as an environmental consultant at Jones & Stokes in Sacramento. In 2006, he started his own firm, Beedy Environmental Consulting, in Nevada City.




 
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