77th Annual Western Chapter ISA Conference and Trade Show

Thursday May 12 2011   11:45:00
Hyatt Regency La Jolla  , San Diego, CA  map

Thursday, May 12 at 11:45 a.m.
Matt Ritter
, author of A Californian’s Guide to the Trees among Us, will give a presentation and sign copies of his book at the Western Chapter ISA Meeting.
Hyatt Regency La Jolla, 3777 La Jolla Village Dr., San Diego, CA 92122
Registration required; for more information visit wcisa.net.

Matt RitterMatt Ritter studies cultivated trees and trees that escape cultivation. He has a bachelor’s degree in microbiology and a Ph.D. in plant development biology. He is currently a botany professor in the biological sciences department at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, and director of the plant conservatory there. He has authored numerous scientific papers about plants and contributed to botanical references including the upcoming second edition of the Jepson Manual: Higher Plants of California and the Flora of North America Project. He holds a Kenan Fellowship at the National Tropical Botanical Gardens, is the Ray Collett Visiting Scholar at the UC Santa Cruz arboretum, teaches for the Organization of Tropical Studies in Costa Rica, and is the chair of the City of San Luis Obispo Tree Committee. Visit his website at: www.mattritter.net.