2016 Symposium

Diverse Environments: How Plants Succeed in Northern California

Northern California Botanists hosted its 7th botanical symposium on January 11-12, 2016 on the campus of California State University in Chico. Optional workshops were held on Wednesday January 13. A 2-day schedule of presentations by working botanists included sessions on Plant Genetics 101, Managing in a Changing Climate, Locally Rare and Peripheral Plant Populations, Evolution of the California Flora, Restoration, New Discoveries, Now the Good News, and Lightning Talks

Symposium Presentations

Thank you to Steve Rosenthal of the CNPS Santa Clara Chapter, for recording the Symposium presentations. You can view many of the presentations by clicking on the title of talk below or visiting the CNPS - SCV YouTube Channel.

Poster Session

Below are links to many of the posters presented at the symposium. Poster abstracts can be found in the Symposium Program starting on Page 23, listed alphabetically by presenting author name.

Thank you to our many sponsors of the 2016 Symposium!

  • Bureau of Land Management, California State Office
  • California Invasive Plant Council (Cal-IPC)
  • California Native Grasslands Association (CNGA)
  • California Native Plant Society (CNPS) - State Office
  • California Native Plant Society (CNPS) - Redbud Chapter
  • California Native Plant Society (CNPS) - Sacramento Valley Chapter
  • California Native Plant Society (CNPS) - Shasta Chapter
  • California Native Plant Society (CNPS) - Yerba Buena Chapter
  • College of Natural Sciences, The Chico State Herbarium
  • College of Natural Sciences, California State University, Chico
  • Department of Biological Sciences, California State University, Chico
  • Friends of the Chico State Herbarium
  • Garcia and Associates (GANDA)
  • Hedgerow Farms
  • HDR, Inc.
  • James R. and Julie K. Nelson
  • Lawrence Janeway
  • Nomad Ecology
  • Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden
  • Ray Collett Trust
  • Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
  • Sierra Pacific Foundation
  • Southern California Botanists
  • Stillwater Sciences
  • The Jepson and University Herbaria, University of California, Berkeley
  • Westervelt Ecological Services,
  • WRA, Inc.