Tucson Cactus and Succulent Society Home
Home
Newsletter
Meetings
Events Calendar
 
Memberships
Donate
 
About
Cactus Rescue
Education
The TCSS Events Email List
FAQ
FieldGuide
School and Research Grant Programs
Library
Links
Member C&S Businesses
Pima Prickly Park
Publications
 
Tucson Plant Info
C&S Plants Database
Native C&S Plants
 
Sonoran Conference
Contact Us

Members-only Facebook

Public Facebook

Rescue Cacti for Sale
 

 

  Tucson Cactus and Succulent Society

Thursday November 1, 2007 at 7 pm

Kelly Griffin

"A Visit to Madagascar"

Be prepared for an exciting recent journey to Madagascar by Kelly Griffin, curator of xerophytic plants at Rancho Soledad Nurseries. Kelly spent a month traveling the country side looking for flora and fauna. He found plenty of both ....Lemurs, Aloes, Chameleons, Kalanchoes, Snakes, Alluaudias, Palms and Pachypodiums. Madagascar is a beautiful and very friendly albeit extremely poor country.

Kelly is currently employed at Rancho Soledad Nurseries in Rancho Santa Fe, California as the curator of xerophytic plants. Rancho Santa Fe is one of the largest Nurseries in Southern California specializing in rare and unusual Palms, Cycads and Succulents from around the world.

Please welcome Kelly as our November guest speaker and plan on attending our last educational presentation for 2007. Meet with Kelly and discuss his amazing program on one of the most magical, endangered environments on earth.


Kelly with a very old Cycas thouarsii (northeast Madagascar)

 


Kelly with Aloe helenae 20 km northwest of Fort Dauphin, Madagascar
 

Bright form of Aloe capitata
 

A Chameleon in the Andringrita mountains


Meeting Schedule

Get a map or directions from MapQuest

  TCSS Officers and Board Sonoran Conference
  TCSS reserves the right to change dates and/or program should it be necessary.