Posted on December 29, 2020

As this year-from-a-horror-movie comes rapidly, and thankfully, to a close, the Friends of San Pedro Valley Park want to take this opportunity to reflect on some of the many accomplishments […]

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The beauty and complexity of evolution: A focus on Arctostaphylos and its relatives

Saturday, January 23 at 4:00 pm

January’s program brings the eminent Dr. Tom Parker to begin our 2021 life sciences series to discuss manzanitas and their relatives with an emphasis on evolution. The talk involves several quite different processes such as fire, drought, animals, and hybridization, among others. According to Dr. Parker, differences among species have a great deal to do with the climates they live in, how they respond to fire, and their interactions with animals and not with the shape or color of the flowers.