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University Press Books

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

"Since 1974, University Press Books has carried titles for readers and scholars, gardeners and environmentalists, children and adults. We have sections on California Native Flora, Natural History, Botany, and more. We order from 150 publishers, as well as stocking all of theUniversity of California Press's Natural History Guides series. Our author events are held around our Great Table, frequently featuring discussions about our natural world, from owls to lichens, political geography to plant galls. "

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UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Visit the Garden: Plants from all over the world; Diverse events and programs.Shop the Garden: Rare & unusual plants, books and gifts.Grow the Garden: Become a member; Give through donations; Support as a volunteer.The UC Botanical Garden is a living museum that presents a famous collection of over 12,000 plants.

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Jepson Herbarium

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The Jepson Herbarium, established in 1950, specializes in the vascular plants of California. The University and Jepson Herbaria of the University of California at Berkeley are two collections of pressed plants housed together along with research labs, libraries, and archives. Together the Herbaria hold about 2,200,000 specimens, one of the largest collections in North America.

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Friends of the Regional Parks Botanic Garden

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The Friends of the Regional Parks Botanic Garden is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the Regional Parks Botanic Garden in its work of public education, horticultural development, and conservation. The Garden is a beautiful 10-acre living museum of California native plants located in the hills above Berkeley, California, and open to the public daily. The Garden also offers free weekend tours and fee-based classes.

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Blue Wind Botanical Medicine Clinic & Education Center

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Offering the following services for the greater San Francisco Bay Area: Western Clinical Herbalism, Custom Herbal Pharmacy, Lectures, Bay Area Herb Walks, Multi-Day Botanical Field Trips, Native California Plant Cultivation, Medicine Making Workshops, Private Classes, Youth Programs, Consulting Services, Edible & Medicinal Plant Images.

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First-ever Solano County flora in the works

July 01, 2012 by Aleta George

Two local botanists are at work on a multi-year project to create the first-ever Solano County flora -- a record of all the native plants that grow there.

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Book Review: Nature’s Beloved Son

October 01, 2008 by Sue Rosenthal

by Bonnie J. Gisel with images by Stephen J. Joseph, Heyday Books, November 2008, 256 pages, $45.00 John Muir is ...

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A Hardy Californian

January 01, 2007 by Lester Rowntree

Lester Rowntree (1879-1979) was a self-taught botanist and independent spirit who spent half her life trekking up and down California ...

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Forest Lowlife

January 01, 2007 by Glenn Keator

This winter, discover the miniature world of mosses and their kin.

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Pioneering Women Naturalists of the Bay Area

January 01, 2006 by Sue Rosenthal

From a modern perspective, it is difficult to imagine the time when women in this country were discouraged from seriously ...

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