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  • Jeanne Rosenmeier

Giving Natives (plants, that is) a Chance

We're back and planting! Learn about native plants, and efforts to bring them back in the Bay Area. We get to work at an annual event planting native plants, and also learn about their history, how they almost got wiped out, and the fun of restoring them to a part of their former territory. Spoiler alert: We ask about beavers.

Sedges have edges, rushes are round, and grasses have nodes all the way to the ground!

Sponsors of the event:


  1. Mayor Laura Hoffmeister of Concord starts us off, with Tim Jensen from Contra Costa Flood Control District

2. John Zentner of the Restoration Trust gives planting instructions.

3. Planting the sedges.

4. & 5. Sedges in the ground 6. Breakfast!!

Where were we anyway?

Other organizations:

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