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Meeting Time/Place

The Sacramento Bromeliad & Carnivorous Plant Society will hold meetings on the 3rd Wednesday, with the exception of the months of December, January and May.

Next meeting: Wednesday, Feb 20, 7:00 PM

Meetings start at 7:00 pm and are held at the Shepard Garden and Arts Center located in McKinley Park at 3330 McKinley Blvd, Sacramento, Ca.
Guests and questions are welcome.

Program for February 20

Secrets to be Revealed! New information about species of carnivorous plants in the USA

We start this Year's programs with a bang! For those of you who have not seen one of Barry Rice's presentations, you are in for a treat. It will be informative, energetic and visually stunning.

Barry will reveal, for the first time, some very cool new results from his and his wife's fieldwork on carnivorous plants in the USA. These are not dry tedious graphs, but rather some hard-won new information about species of plants in the USA that we never knew about before. Barry loves imagery and is an accomplished field photographer, so expect to see beautiful things never before seen!

Presenter: Barry Rice

Like many scientists, Barry wears many hats. He is a conservationist, horticulturist, photographer, astrobiologist, and all-round geek. After earning his PhD in astronomy (University of Arizona), he moved to California to work as an invasive species specialist for The Nature Conservancy. After a decade or so of that, he resumed his work as an astrobiologist, and is a tenured professor at Sierra College (Rocklin). Involved in carnivorous plants (horticulture, conservation, and research) for decades, he holds an Associate Scientist position at UC Davis Center for Plant Diversity. He was the managing editor for the International Carnivorous Plant Society's journal for more than ten years, and still works as a science editor for that publication.

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Meeting Dates for 2019

Next Meeting: Feb 20

Mar 20
Apr 17
Jun 19
Jul 17
Aug 21
Sep 18
Oct 16
Nov 20, last meeting of 2019

Upcoming Events

PLEASE NOTE: New show dates for 2019
Sacramento Bromeliad & Carnivorous Plant Society 48th Annual Show & Sale
June 15 & 16, 10AM to 4PM, Saturday and Sunday
Shepard Garden & Arts Center

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