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Strybing Circle Events

Strybing Circle members are the Garden's closest stewards who help conserve a world-class Botanical Garden in Golden Gate Park. Join this exclusive group to explore, protect, and inspire in a deeper way.

Strybing Circle members enjoy featured Curator Walk & Talk events designed to help you discover more about the Garden and interact with a group of likeminded individuals. Walk & Talk events begin with morning refreshments and are followed by a guided walk through the Garden's significant and unique collections.

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Not yet a member of Strybing Circle? Contact the Development Office at strybingcircle@sfbg.org or (415) 661-1316 ext. 304

 
Cloud Forests
Magnificent Magnolias
MESOAMERICAN AND ANDEAN CLOUD FOREST COLLECTIONS WALK & TALK WITH SFBGS CURATOR EMERITUS DR. DON MAHONEY
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2016, 10AM-12PM

Travel no further than San Francisco Botanical Garden to see amazing plants normally found between 6,000-10,000 feet elevations in regions of Mexico's tropical highlands, as well as from regions of Central and South America. San Francisco Botanical Garden Society Curator Emeritus Dr. Don Mahoney will guide guests through both the Andean Cloud Forest and the 31-year-old Mesoamerican Cloud Forest collections and share stories of his travels and interactions with famed botanist Dr. Dennis Breedlove who brought back seeds and plant material to the Garden, preserving many rare and endangered cloud forest species.

Please join us for this enchanting walk to discover the wild beauties in this special collection, a legacy of important conservation efforts that began in 1984.

 
Magnificent Magnolias
Wild Native Blooms and Majestic Redwoods
MAGNOLIA COLLECTION WALK & TALK
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2017 10AM-12PM

Internationally recognized, San Francisco Botanical Garden's over 100 magnolias, many of which are rare and historic, are ranked as the most important collection outside of China for conservation purposes. These dazzling beauties with majestic blossoms play an important part in the Garden's conservation efforts and hold noteworthy cultural significance as symbols of purity and nobility.

We are delighted to invite you to a special experience to explore this unique and long-standing collection. Please joins us for an enchanting walk to marvel at one of the Garden's signature tree collections.

 
WILD Flowers
Wild Native Blooms and Majestic Redwoods
WILD FLOWERS WALK & TALK
SATURDAY, APRIL 22, 2017 10AM-12PM

Spring promises a vibrant show of WILD flowers at San Francisco Botanical Garden. Beginning in April and extending through September, the largest portion of the Garden's collections comes into bloom, drawing a huge host of pollinators to its bounty of remarkable and rare plants.

We are delighted to invite you to a special experience to take in the beauty of numerous unusual and stunning plants. Come see the exotic puya, showy banksia and the spectacular king protea plus many more unique blooms. Please join us for a delightful walk to explore the Garden's weird and wild flowers.

SFBGS and San Francisco Recreation and Park Department San Francisco Botanical Garden's beauty and value as a major cultural resource are the result of a successful public/private partnership between San Francisco Botanical Garden Society and the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department.

ADMISSION  FREE for Members, SF Residents (with proof of residency) & School Groups | $8 Non-residents | Discounts for Seniors, Families & Children

LOCATED In Golden Gate Park, with entrances at the corner of Ninth Ave. at Lincoln Way (Main Gate) & at MLK Jr. Drive off the Music Concourse (Friend/North Gate) | Phone: (415) 661-1316 | Mail: 1199 9th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122-2370

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