"Cedros and Guadalupe Islands: Pacific Coast Islands with diverse with unique species and habitats" will be presented by Thomas A. Oberbaur at the California Native Plant Society chapter meeting. Come learn about the history and the current challenges of these islands.
Tom is a third generation San Diegan and was educated in local schools with a Master’s Degree from San Diego State University. He has been a member of the San Diego Chapter of the California Native Plant Society for 35 years and past chapter president and director at large. He has also worked for the County of San Diego for nearly 35 years and is currently Chief of the Multiple Species Conservation Planning Division where he supervises the preparation and implementation of the regional preserve system in this County. Since 1998, approaching 40,000 acres of land have been preserved under this program.
Tom has had a long interest in the islands of California and Baja California first visiting them in the mid 1970’s.
Contact number: 619-282-8687
The meeting starts at 7:30 p.m. in Room 104 of Casa del Prado in Balboa Park.
Directions & Parking
Take Hwy 163 South to Park Blvd Exit. Turn left at Park Blvd and the left onto Village Place. The closest parking would be the Carousel/Spanish Village lot or the lot adjacent to the Natural History Museum. You can also take the Balboa Park Tram to the Prado stop and walk east along the Prado to the Casa.