2022 CalBotSoc Botany Speaker SeriesJanuary 13, 2022: Mitchell Coleman, Tejon Ranch Conservancy and University of California, Riverside: "Conservation on Tejon Ranch and ecophysiology of halophytes in the San Joaquin Desert"
2021 CalBotSoc Botany Speaker Series
January 14, 2021: Lorena Villanueva-Almanza, PhD:
"A Tale of Two Palms: the genus Washingtonia in Alta and Baja California"
February 11, 2021: Adriana Hernandez:
"Floral trait evolution and parallel local adaptation in a hyper-diverse California endemic lily, Calochortus venustus"
March 11, 2021: Justin Luong: "What happens to restored coastal California grasslands years after planting and seeding efforts?"
April 8, 2021: Natalie Love, PhD: "Region-specific responses to climate change in Streptanthus tortuous"
May 13, 2021: Suzanne Pierre, PhD: "Critical Ecology: Defining sociobiophysical drivers of ecological change"
June 10, 2021: Jenna Ekwealor, PhD: "Adaptation, acclimation, and refugia: How mosses survive and thrive in the desert"
July 8, 2021: Maria Jesus: "Worth more than gold: A vascular flora of the southern Inyo Mountains, Inyo County, CA
August 12, 2021: Rachael L. Olliff-Yang, PhD: "The importance of flowering season duration and the case for planting for pollinators
September 9, 2021: Brianne Palmer: "Why Should Botanists Care About Biological Soil Crusts?"
October 14, 2021: Daniel Winkler, PhD: "Protected and susceptible: climate change impacts on plants in our global parks"
November 11, 2021: Sarah Jacobs, PhD: "Using paintbrushes to study speciation"
December 9, 2021: Ryoko Oono, PhD: "New methods for community survey and species identification: How amplicon sequencing can be used for conservation"