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44th Annual Southern California Botanists Symposium Botany in the Hot Seat: Vegetation, Fire and Climate Change

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Southern California Botanists


44th Annual Southern California Botanists Symposium 
Botany in the Hot Seat: Vegetation, Fire and Climate Change 

Saturday, November 3, 2018
Pomona College
Seaver Auditorium, Claremont, CA

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(online early bird registration is $47 to account for paypal fee)

Schedule for 2018

  • Registration begins at 8:00am

  • 9:00am Welcome by SCB President Justin Wood

  • 9:15am Stephen Davis, Peperdine University, 
    Responses of Chaparral to Southern California's Changing Climate

  • 10:00am Carla D'Antonio, UC Santa Barbara 
    Chaparral Vulnerability and the Complexities of Restoration

  • 10:45am Break

  • 11:00am Jan Beyers, U.S. Forest Service, 
    The Challenges of Chaparral Restoration.

  • 11:45am Josue Campos, Recon Native Plants 
    Ex Situ Seed Production for Conservation and Restoration

  • 12:15pm Lunch

  • 1:45pm Scott Abella, University of Nevada, Las Vegas 
    Long-Term Recovery from Wildfire Across a Regional Set of 32 Fires in the Mojave Desert

  • 2:30pm Edward G. Bobich,California State Polytechnic University, Pomona 
    Responses of Southern California Black Walnut (Juglans californica) to Fire and Extreme Drought: Survival in a Changing Climate

  • 3:15pm Break

  • 3:30pm Sarah Kimball, University of California, Irvine 
    Resistance and Resilience: Ten Years of Monitoring Shrub and Prairie Communities in Orange County

  • 4:15pm Michele Slaton, U.S. Forest Service Region 5 
    Tree Mortality, Drought, and Early Detection of Stress in the Southern Sierra Nevada and Southern California.

Mixer to follow at Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Full Program with Abstracts can be download here