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The Redbud Chapter of CNPSSecond Edition of Wildflowers of Nevada
and Placer Counties Now Available!!
The 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:
Together, we explore and restore nature, and find new friends!
Announcing Upcoming Redbud Chapter Events!
For field trips, see Upcoming Redbud Field Trips.
Castle Pass Field Trip
Saturday, July 22, 2017 8:30 am
Take Boreal/Castle Peak exit off Highway 80 East (Exit 176). Turn right at the stop sign. Take an immediate left at the T intersection, and go approximately 1/4 mile to the parking lot.
Susan Chalpin will lead this hike. The diversity of plant communities is amazing, including meadows, wildflowers abounding along streams, granite erratics, and the biggest western white pine Susan has ever seen!
The trail is moderate and graduates up to volcanic Castle Pass where the vistas are incredible. Approximately 5 miles round trip.
This trip will be limited to 10 participants, RSVP required:
You will receive an email confirmation on the evening of Friday, July 21.
What to bring:
Bring snacks / lunch, lots of water, sunscreen, mosquito repellent, and hat; walking stick(s) may also be helpful.
August, 2017 Lecture: Mycorrhizal Fungi
Guest speaker: Tea Chesney, Mycologist
Wednesday, August 23. 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.
Madelyn Helling Library, 980 Helling Way, Nevada City.
October, 2017 Lecture: Tending the Wild
Guest speaker: Dr. M. Kat Anderson
Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.
Sierra Foothills Unitarian Universalists, 190 Finley St, Auburn