Sand Dunes of Oakley, California
Tuesday, January 24, 2012 at 8:14AM
Heath Bartosh in Interior Stabilized Dunes, Oakley, sand dunes

Friends of Marsh Creek General Meeting, February 2, 2012 7pm

Liberty High School District Offices, 20 Oak Street, Brentwood

Nomad Principal and Senior Botanist Heath Bartosh will be lecturing about the sandmounds of Oakley, California. These scattered deposits of wind-blown sands from the confluence of the Sacramento and San Joaquin rivers harbor an assemblage of unusual plants which constitute a vegetation community unique to this region, and which has largely gone unnoticed by the scientific community. While much of the dune area and attendant plants have been destroyed by development, significant pockets of intact habitat remain.

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