Davis Botanical Society
2014-2015 Calendar of Events


Monthly Plant Identification session with Ceanothus (CA Field Botanists Association)

Usually 3rd Saturday each month except April, Nov, Dec

Center for Plant Diversity, 1026 Sciences Laboratory Building.


Botanical Conservatory Fall Pre-Sale

Friday, Oct 10,

10 am – 1:30 pm

Parking lot 27 adjacent to the UCD Botanical Conservatory

Botanical Conservatory plants for sale at Arboretum Fall Plant Sales –

Oct. 11 from 9-11 is members-only

Saturday, Oct 11

Saturday, Oct 25

9 am – 1 pm

Arboretum Teaching Nursery, Garrod Drive across from the UC Davis Vet School; see

Workshop: Pam Kirkbride. Lichen Identification for Beginners

Saturday, Oct 25,

9 am – 4 pm

Sciences Lab Building. Pre-registration required See:

Volunteer Sunday afternoons at the Center for Plant Diversity herbarium

4 Sundays 2 – 5 pm:

Oct 19, Dec 14, Jan

25, Feb 22

Center for Plant Diversity, 1026 Sciences Laboratory Building

Botany/Biology Book Sale! To support the Center for Plant Diversity Herbarium

Sunday, Nov 16,

1 – 5 pm

Lobby of the Sciences Laboratory Building, UC Davis Campus. List of available books to be posted on our website soon (we hope)

Fall Program: UC Davis Graduate Student Recipients of Botanical Society Grants: Courtney Jallo and Elise Tulloss

Thursday, Nov 20,

6 – 7 pm

1022 Life Science Addition on the UC Davis campus (corner of Kleiber Hall and Hutchison Drives). Weekday campus parking $9.00.

Botanical Tea in the Herbarium with exhibit of Greek Plants collected by June McCaskill and Louis Grivetti

Wednesday, Jan 21,

4 – 6 pm

Center for Plant Diversity, 1026 Sciences Laboratory Building

Museum Day: free exhibitions at five campus science collections, including the herbarium and conservatory!

Sunday, Feb 8,

12 – 4 pm

Center for Plant Diversity, Botanical Conservatory, Bohart Museum, WFCB Museum, Anthropology Museum

Members Only and other Arboretum/ Botanical Conservatory Spring Plant Sales

Saturdays: March, April, and May dates to be announced

Arboretum Teaching Nursery, see map and dates at:

Student Grant Applications Due

Wednesday, April 1,

5 pm

For details see:

Picnic Day Botanical Conservatory Open House and Center for Plant Diversity Wildflower Display

Saturday, April 18, 11am – 3 pm

UC Davis Botanical Conservatory and lobby of Sciences Laboratory Building

Field Trip to The Napa County Palisades led by Susan Harrison and Dick O’Donnell


Sunday, April 19,

8 am – 6 pm

Pre-registration required; for details see: flyers/Palisades 2015.pdf

Field trip to view Restoration at Bear Creek Ranch with Craig Thomsen and Ellen Dean

Saturday April 25,

8 am – 6 pm

Pre-registration required; see: flyers/Bear Creek Ranch 2015.pdf

Spring Meeting and Program: Rick Karban speaking on “Volatile Communication Between Plants”

Thursday, May 7,

6:45 – 8 pm

Room. Davis Public Library. Free parking available (see: flyers/springtalk 2015.pdf).

Fliers/registration materials for most events are posted as soon as they are available at