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Welcome to the Sanhedrin Chapter of the California Native Plant Society serving Inland Mendocino and Lake Counties.

See our updated Field Trip Calendar Below!

Our Next Evening Presentation:

Good Care of Trees in Our Neighborhoods

 An Evening with John Phillips

When: Thursday, April 16th

Time: 7-9 PM 

Where: At the Ukiah Garden Club, 1203 W. Clay Street, Ukiah

Everyone is welcome to attend.

Free, no admission price. Donations welcome. 


Upcoming Field Trips and Events

Sanhedrin Chapter Field Trips for 2015

April 4, Saturday, 9AM. Low Gap Park Annual Plant Count

April 12, Sunday, 10 AM. Twining Ranch Flower Walk

April 19, Sunday, 1 PM. Low Gap Wildflower Walk

April 25, Saturday, 9AM. Sanhedrin CNPS is invited to participate in a Sierra Club hike at Valley View Trail on Cow Mountain.

April 26, Sunday, 8:30 AM. Grass ID Walk at Eastside Lake Mendocino

May 10, Sunday, 9 AM. Lost Valley (BLM South Cow Mtn. OHV Recreation Area) 

May 17, Sunday, 9AM.  Low Gap Park Botanical Hike, led by California Naturalists.

May 31, Sunday. 9 AM. Lucky Monkey Ranch, Willits.

Lake County Field Trips

April 5, 2015 (Easter) and May 10 (Mother's Day). Highland Springs Recreation Area, Lakeport. Two Lake County Wildflower Walks led by Sanhedrin Member and Botanist Ed Dearing.


Other Local Events 

Ukiah Garden Club Hosts Events on Gardening with Native Plants* 

April 8, 2015* Landscaping with California Native Plants 12:30 p.m. Presenter: Jerry Shaul

April 15, 2015* Tour of Jerry and Jo Shaul's Native Plant Garden outside Lakeport. Carpool leaves at 9:30 a.m. at the clubhouse.

April 18 and 19, 2015* Ukiah Garden Club's Spring Plant Sale. Horticultural varieties of drought tolerant plants that grow well in Ukiah and one or two natives. Ukiah Garden Clubhouse 1203 W. Clay Street. 

May 3, 2015* Ukiah Garden Club Tour.  This year's tour includes native plant gardens in Ukiah and Hopland. 

*Contact the Ukiah Garden Club for information on attending.  


 Spring Wildflower Show

April 25-26, 2015 Annual Spring Wildflower Show at the Boonville Fairgrounds, June Hall, 10 am to 4 pm.


Native Plant Sales

May 1 & 2, 2015. Mendocino College Annual Spring Plant Sale. 


Our next Board Meeting is

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015, 6:30 PM 

Ukiah Garden Club House  at 1203 W. Clay Street, Ukiah.

Everyone is welcome.

Are you interested in becoming an active member of the Sanhedrin Chapter? Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more informatiion.

Future meeting dates are  May 21 and June 18. Mark your calendar.


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Western redbud (Cercis occidentalis)


Click on the first photo below to view the slide show of local plants taken by our members.  


Founded in 1965, the California Native Plant Society (CNPS) is a science‐based nonprofit dedicated to increasing understanding and appreciation of California’s native plants, and to conserving them and their natural habitats.