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Thursday, October 24, 2019, 7:30 p.m.: Seed conservation at the California Seed Bank, with Cheryl Berker: Join Cheryl Birker for a virtual tour of The California Seed Bank at Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden — the largest seed bank dedicated to the conservation of California's native flora. You will learn about the facility, the collection, and current conservation projects that have been bringing us closer to our goal of conserving each and every plant species native to California and the California Floristic Province.

Cheryl Birker is the Seed Conservation Program Manager at Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden (RSABG). She has been at RSABG since 2014, initially working on the garden's Seeds of Success and Restoration crews before taking a management position at the California Seed Bank in 2016.