Steve has recently retired from his long time postiotion as the Garden’s Herbarium Curator. He is an active researcher and expert on the flora of the islands of California and Baja California. Steve holds an M.A. in botany, has led field trips for more than 25 years, and has co-authored several books on the Channel Islands including A Flora of San Nicolas Island and Flora of Santa Cruz Island. Look for Steve’s field trips to the Channel Islands and other California forays for unique botanical experiences.