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October 24, 2019 Meeting – Woody Minnich

When? October 24, 2019 Social time starts at 7:00 pm Meeting starts at 7:30pm Where? Anaheim United Methodist Church 1000 State College Blvd Anaheim, CA About The Speaker: Wendell S. (Woody) Minnich Woody, as he is commonly known, grew up … Continue reading

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Sept 26, 2019 Meeting – Al Klein

About The Speaker: Al Klein Al’s interest in the natural world started in his childhood. Growing up in Chicago he would make regular visits to Field Museum of Natural History,and read books on the natural sciences. His favorite hobbies were … Continue reading

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Aug 22, 2019 Meeting – Rob Roy MacGregor

About The Speaker: Rob Roy MacGregor I started collecting plants about 20 years ago. At first it was collecting from the local nursery in San Felipe in Baja Norte California so I could plant them around a friend’s property in … Continue reading

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June 27, 2019 Meeting – Jeremy Spath

About The Speaker: Jeremy Spath Jeremy started his plant career at the San Diego Botanical Garden, where a few of his original gardens are still on display. After several years working at the gardens, he moved on to start his … Continue reading

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May 23 – Kelly Griffin

Social time at 7 Meeting at 7:30 Topic TBA

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April 25, 2019 Meeting – Dylan Hannon

About The Speaker: Dylan Hannon Dylan began his lifelong interest in aroids by perusing pages in Exotica at about age 12. A few years later he met Mr. Lance Birk of Santa Barbara, CA, who at that time had a … Continue reading

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October 25, 2018 Meeting – Woody Minnich

About The Speaker: Wendell S. (Woody) Minnich Woody, as he is commonly known, grew up in the Mojave Desert and has had an attraction to desert plants and animals since the early 1950’s. He has been involved with the cactus … Continue reading

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September 27, 2018 Meeting – Gunnar Eisel

About The Speaker: Gunnar Eisel Gunnar Eisel’s interest in cacti and succulents can be traced back to his childhood infatuation with photographing night-blooming cereus flowers and a few unfortunate encounters with opuntia glochids. His interest in cacti became intensified through … Continue reading

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August 23, 2018 Meeting – Todd Masilko

About The Speaker: Todd Masilko Todd Masilko has a background in Industrial Design and has been growing Cacti and Succulents for 15 years. He teaches at Pasadenaʼs Art Center College of Design and runs a Pasadena based Design consultancy. In … Continue reading

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June 28, 2018 Meeting – Gary Duke

About The Speaker: Gary Duke Gary Duke has been collecting cacti and succulents since he was 10 years old.   He is a retired Air Force Officer with a doctoral degree in physics. During his military career, he moved hisoriginal collection … Continue reading

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