When: Wed., Nov. 13, 7:30 p.m. 2019
The California Native Plant Society (CNPS) invites the public to "Treasure Hunts and Databases Help Rare Plants," Wednesday, November 13, 2019, at 7:30 p.m. at Six Rivers Masonic Lodge, 251 Bayside Road, near 7th and Union in Arcata. How many rare plant species do we have on the North Coast, who is keeping track of them, and how are they doing? Greg O'Connell, the local CNPS Rare Plant Co-chair and an environmental scientist with California Department of Fish and Wildlife will explain how the CNPS Rare Plant Treasure Hunt Program and the California Natural Diversity Database (CNDDB) keep track of this important resource and help inform conservation decisions. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. for snacks, sales, and socializing. The North Coast Chapter of CNPS offers free public programs on the second Wednesday of each month, September through May. 707-822-2015, www.northcoastcnps.org.