CNPS Channel Islands Meeting (May)

Date: Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Time: 7:00PM - 8:30PM

Instructor: Dr. Denise Knapp, Antonio Sanchez, Bruce Reed & more!

Location: Blaksley Library

Join the California Native Plant Society, Channel Islands Chapter for their monthly meeting.

7:00pm general announcements
7:30pm talk begins

FREE. No registration required.

This Month

15 Minutes of Native Plant Fame
Local speakers share their inspiring presentations from the 2018 CNPS Conservation Conference in Los Angeles
Speakers include Dr. Denise Knapp, Antonio Sanchez, Bruce Reed & more!

Join us for a night of informative, inspiring and unique presentations from local speakers! Covering a wide variety of topics, from calculating irrigation run times in the native plant landscape to new conservation work being done on our local Channel Islands, each 15 minute presentation will be a chance for folks to catch speakers and subjects they missed during the 2018 CNPS Conservation Conference in Los Angeles!

Dr. Denise KnappDr. Denise Knapp oversees the Conservation program at the Garden, including all biodiversity, rare plant, restoration, and outreach/advocacy work. Denise has a Ph.D. in Ecology from the University of California, Santa Barbara and an M.A. degree in Geography from the University of California, Los Angeles. She has worked on vegetation, fire ecology, invasive species, and rare plant projects; her current focus is plant-insect interactions. She has worked as a plant ecologist in California (particularly the Channel Islands) for nearly two decades, including the consulting, University, and nonprofit worlds.




Image of Bruce Reed, HorticulturistBruce Reed was raised on an organic farm in the Lompoc valley, and received his B.A. at Westmont College. He has traveled widely since, gaining his experience in the retail nursery industry as a manager and grower. Bruce has managed the Garden Growers Nursery for more than a decade and now supervises planting and growing throughout the Garden.




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