Category Archives: Education

Red buckeye a beacon for hummingbirds

The flowers are appearing now. They develop in a branching panicle, arising from the tip of a branch. Each flower has a tubular, reddish calyx at the base, with bright red petals and some stamens, poking out of the end. Details….
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Winners of 2015 SHC Student Research Award

We received a record 28 proposals for our student awards this year. We are pleased to announce our 2015 winners. Each receives a $500 award to help with research expenses. Our winners (in alphabetical order) are: Benjamin Cooper, Northwestern University/Chicago Botanic Garden, Master’s Degree student, whose research project is entitled, “Molecular Phylogeny of Oenothera sect.…
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Herbarium to offer mushroom foraging class

A mushroom foraging and identification workshop is scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 31 in Chico.This workshop will be useful for beginners as well as for people with some knowledge of mushrooms and is co-sponsored by the CSU Chico Big Chico Creek Ecological Reserve. Details..
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