Oso Flaco Lake Field Trip

Date: Friday, March 22, 2019

Time: 9:00AM - 1:00PM

Instructor: Steve Junak

Location: Oso Flaco Lake

Experience the wildflowers of Oso Flaco Lake, located at the border of Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties, with botanist Steve Junak. Learn about the rich history of the area while enjoying freshwater lakes nestled in the sand dunes just inland from a spectacular wild shoreline. This field trip will have an emphasis on identification of wildflowers, shrubs, trees, and ecology of the area.

Bring lunch, water, and hiking shoes. Participants will be given meeting instructions with reservations.


Image of Steve JunakSteve Junak, the Garden's Herbarium Curator emeritus, is an active researcher and expert on the flora of the islands of California and Baja California. He 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. 

Travel/Day Trips
Botany/Natural History