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French Broom (Genista monspessulana)

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Stewardship Events in 2024

March 17th: Broom Bash at Point Ishxenta! Now a monthly event. St. Patrick’s Day cookies and tea will be served! View flyer below for information on how to register.

February 18th: Join us at Point Ishxenta for a Broom Bash. This is our first stewardship event in some time, so grab your gloves and come meet your CNPS MB chapter members and plant enthusiasts. Click button below for more info. IMPORTANT: Please self-register by emailing

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Central Coast Stewards discussion forum

This forum is designed for professional and volunteer land stewards who work to manage or maintain the native flora and fauna of the Central California coast. The forum is intended to foster communication about issues, questions, successes and failures with others in the field. Please no advertising, please no political discussions and debates, and please treat the ideas of others with respect.

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