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On the Hunt—Searching For Rare Plants in the Delta

October 19, 2013 by Alessandra Bergamin

The Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta is the lifeblood of the central valley. But this somewhat landscaped environment is also home to some of California's rare plant populations, and on a kayak trip down Sycamore Slough, a group of volunteers is on the hunt to find them.

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Rare plant persists in salty soils at Livermore preserve

September 24, 2012 by Christine Kelly

In the highly alkaline, salty soils of Springtown Preserve near Livermore, few annuals can make it through the hot, dry summer months. But the Palmate bracted bird’s-beak has found a way.

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Critical habitat in SF to protect Franciscan manzanita

September 13, 2012 by Dan Rademacher

Last week, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service added the Franciscan manzanita to the federal endangered species list and proposed ...

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California Native Plant Society – Willis Linn Jepson Chapter (Solano County)

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Solano County chapter of the California Native Plant Society, a statewide, non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of California's native flora. Its Bay Area chapters offer weekly field trips, monthly classes & workshops, biannual plant sales, and annual wildflower shows and native garden tours. Membership is open to all.

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California Native Plant Society – Yerba Buena Chapter (SF and N Peninsula)

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

San Francisco and northern Peninsula chapter of the California Native Plant Society, a statewide, non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of California's native flora. Its Bay Area chapters offer weekly field trips, monthly classes & workshops, biannual plant sales, and annual wildflower shows and native garden tours. Membership is open to all.

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California Native Plant Society – Santa Clara Valley Chapter

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Santa Clara Valley chapter of the California Native Plant Society, a statewide, non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of California's native flora. Its Bay Area chapters offer weekly field trips, monthly classes & workshops, biannual plant sales, and annual wildflower shows and native garden tours. Membership is open to all.

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California Native Plant Society – Santa Cruz Chapter

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Santa Cruz chapter of the California Native Plant Society, a statewide, non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of California's native flora. Its Bay Area chapters offer weekly field trips, monthly classes & workshops, biannual plant sales, and annual wildflower shows and native garden tours. Membership is open to all.

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California Native Plant Society – Napa Valley Chapter

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Napa County chapter of the California Native Plant Society, a statewide, non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of California's native flora. Its Bay Area chapters offer weekly field trips, monthly classes & workshops, biannual plant sales, and annual wildflower shows and native garden tours. Membership is open to all.

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California Native Plant Society – Milo Baker Chapter (Sonoma County)

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Sonoma chapter of the California Native Plant Society, a statewide, non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of California's native flora. Its Bay Area chapters offer weekly field trips, monthly classes & workshops, biannual plant sales, and annual wildflower shows and native garden tours. Membership is open to all.

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