Classes, Field Trips & Workshops | Wayne Roderick Lectures | Special Events | Tours | Calendar
Join us for our popular series of free public lectures on a broad array of topics related to plants and natural history. Named in honor of its founder, the Wayne Roderick Lecture Series takes place on Saturday mornings from November through February at 10:30 a.m. in the Visitor Center of the Regional Parks Botanic Garden. These illustrated presentations are enjoyable for beginners and professionals alike. All lectures are free and open to the public.
Note: Seating is limited, so it is advisable to arrive early, save a seat, and enjoy the garden until lecture time.
(Don't forget: Free tours of the Garden begin every Saturday at 2:00 p.m. and Sunday at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.)
Saturday Mornings at 10:30
Free to the Public. Seating is limited.
To be sure of a seat, come early and save a chair.
Nov. 3 Exploring the delta - Steve Edwards
Nov. 10 Wildflowers of the Swiss Alps - Ted Kipping
Nov. 17 Wildflowers and wildlife of southeast Alaska -John Kipping
Dec. 1 Humboldt wonderland - Steve Edwards
Dec. 8 2600 miles of natural history on the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail - Bob Sikora
Dec. 15 Floristic surprises in the drought-stricken Southwest - Dick O'Donnell
Dec. 22 Botany and geology of the Lassen region - Steve Edwards
Jan. 5 Fabulous plants and stories from the East Bay flora - Heath Bartosh
Jan. 12 Wildflower trails of Mt. Diablo - Steve Edwards
Jan. 19 Central coasting, with emphasis on our diverse marine algae - Bob Case
Jan. 26 On the trail of Streptanthus (jewel flowers) from Lily Lake (Modoc) to Mt. Eddy, by way of southern Oregon - Dick O'Donnell
Feb. 2 Hiking with a chemist -- admiring plants through a chemist's eyes - Greti Séquin
Feb. 9 A visit to the Mono Recesses and a satisfying walk over the Mono Divide - Michael Uhler
Feb. 16 California geology from the ground up, part one: from the delta south - Steve Edwards
Feb. 23 California geology from the ground up, part two: north of the bay, including the Sierra - Steve Edwards
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