Museum botanist plans 3 talks in Borrego Springs

Dr. Jon P. Rebman, curator of the Botany Department at the San Diego Natural History Museum, will talk about his plant guide at the State Park Botany Society meeting in Borrego Springs on Monday, Jan. 9.

Dr. Jon Rebman

The public is invited to Rebman’s talk at 10 a.m. at the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park Visitor Center’s Discovery Lab.

The author and researcher will talk about t the third edition of the “Baja California Plant Field Guide,” which he wrote with the late Norman C. Roberts. The guide is scheduled for publication in the spring.

Rebman is also the director of the San Diego County Plant Atlas project, which has seen more than 54,000 specimens collected since 2003.

He will make two other appearances in Borrego Springs.

On Jan. 7 he will speak on what makes Baja California and its plants so unique, and on Jan. 8 he will lead a field class.

Both programs are sponsored by the Anza Borrego Foundation.

For more information, call the foundation at 760-767-4063.

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