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Native Grassland Demonstration Area Becomes a Reality!

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Helping our local Alpine girl scout troop to earn their Bronze Award this year, BCLT is proud to announce that we've officially begun restoration of a small section of our native California bunch grass habitat at Wright's Field MSCP Preserve in Alpine. This quarter-acre section of our beautiful grassland habitat will be restored to it's pre-historic ecosystem, with native bunch grasses and wild flowers predominating, and will serve as a visual demonstration of the grasslands that the Kumeyaay Indians saw when they arrived over 8,000 years ago at the place we now call Wright's Field. 
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18th Annual Native Plant Sale - Saturday, November 1st

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"The Best Little Native Plant Sale in East San Diego County"

Drought conditions making your landscape look a little dry?  Water bill too high?  
Join BCLT for our 18th-annual native plant sale in Alpine, and bring home some attractive, drought-tolerant native plants for your yard or garden!

This year our "Native Plant Talk" and Q&A about plants and plant care will be hosted by local experts from the Earth Discovery Institute - Connie Beck, Mary Duffy, and Marsha Rold. We'll have expert advice on-hand, and a "Caring for Your Native Plants" handout for you to take home.

"Native Plant Talk" starts at 8:30am in front of Joan MacQueen Middle School - 2001 Tavern Road, Alpine. 
Plant sales from 9am-11am. Come early for the best selection.

All plants are sourced from Tree of Life nursery, one of the best and most reputable native plant nurseries in Southern California. 
All proceeds go directly to support Back Country Land Trust and Wright's Field in Alpine.


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BCLT Annual Native Plant Sale - November 3, 2012

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It's that time of year again....


"The Best Little Native Plant Sale in San Diego County"
Saturday, November 3rd - 8:30am-11:30am
Joan MacQueen Middle School, 2001 Tavern Road in Alpine


Join Alpine's native plant expert, Don Hohimer, and the Back Country Land Trust, for our annual Native Plant sale!
Dozens of varieties of native plants will be available for purchase, and ALL proceeds go to support BCLT properties and programs. 

Don's "Plant Talk" starts at 8:30am.  Plant sales start at 9am.

New this year....
BCLT "Firewood Fundraiser" - cut eucalyptus wood from Wright's Field will be available by the truckload and bundle!

Help us clear non-native trees and get a great deal on firewood for your home or camping trips...


Why plant native?  Native plants not only save on precious water, but provide diversity and habitat for hummingbirds, butterflies, and beneficial insects. 
We look forward to seeing old friends and new 'water-wise' converts at our annual Native Plant Sale and "Plant Talk" with Don Hohimer!


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Come to our best little native plant sale on October 29th!

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"The Best Little Native Plant Sale in San Diego County!"


Join Alpine's native plant expert, Don Hohimer, for the Back Country Land Trust annual native plant sale. 

Visit Alpine's Joan MacQueen Middle School on Saturday, October 29th on south Tavern Road.

Be there early at 8:00am for Don's "Plant Talk."  Plant sales start right after!


Native plants not only save on precious water, but provide diversity and habitat for hummingbirds, butterflies and beneficial insects. We look forward to seeing old friends and new ‘water wise’ converts at our annual Native Plant Sale and “Plant Talk”with Don Hohimer!

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