Ackerly Lab CNPS Talks

David, Meagan, and Rachael are presenting at the California Native Plant Society (CNPS) meeting in LA Feb. 1-3 2018. Stop by to hear more about the research going on in the lab! 

See below for the specific dates, times, and locations of the talk sessions. 



Thursday, February 1st

Title: Climate change and open space conservation: Lessons from TBC3’s researcher-land manager partnerships in the San Francisco Bay Area

Room: Marquis 4

Time: 10:20 am

David Ackerly1 , Naia Morueta-Holme5 , Sam Veloz3 , Lisa Micheli2 , Nicole Heller4 1University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA, 2Pepperwood, Santa Rosa, CA, USA, 3Point Blue Conservation Science, Petaluma, CA, USA, 4Peninsula Open Space Trust, Palo Alto, CA, USA, 5University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark


Friday February 2nd

Title: Botany Ambassador Informational Meeting

Room: Chicago

Time: 2:00 pm

The California Botanical Society is launching a new program to inspire future botanists and to help build the communication and professional skills of current botany scholars (graduate and undergraduate students). Conference attendees are invited to join CalBotSoc to find out more, share ideas, and get involved.


Title: Alpine plant community-climate relationships across elevation gradients in the White Mountains, California

Room: Marquis 5 & 6

Time: 3:40 pm

Meagan Oldfather1 , Brian Smithers2 , Michael Koontz2 , Jan Nachlinger3 , Catie Bishop3 , Jim Bishop3 , Connie Millar4 1University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA, 2University of California, Davis, Davis, CA, USA, 3GLORIA California, Oroville, CA, USA, 4United States Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station, Albany, CA, USA



Saturday, February 3rd

Title: The influences of planting time and competition on the flowering phenology of Lasthenia californica (Asteraceae)

Room: Imperial E & F

Time: 9:00 am

Rachael Olliff Yang, David Ackerly University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA