San Bruno Mountain Book Release Celebration set for November 19th: Public Invited to Attend!

South San Francisco, CA  October 26, 2022 Submitted by Ariel Cherbowsky, Director, SBMW

Join San Bruno Mountain Watch in celebrating the release of San Bruno Mountain:
A Guide to the Flora and Fauna on Saturday, November 19th from 4 pm to 8 pm at the Mission Blue Center (475 Mission Blue Drive, Brisbane, CA 94005).
Authors Doug Allshouse and David Nelson will deliver presentations detailing the exciting, nine-year journey to produce this beautiful book. Hear riveting stories about rare plant discoveries on the mountain, the photographic process that produced 2,000 color images for the book, and more! Enjoy delicious, catered hors d’oeuvres, drinks, and desserts throughout the evening and browse a variety of exhibits, displays of mountain art, photographs, and poems. A special selection of San Bruno Mountain native plants from Mission Blue Nursery will also be on sale.

 
A $75 ticket to the event includes a signed copy of the book (retail price of $55). Pick up your special copy at the event and be among the first to dive into the pages of this superb resource for learning about San Bruno Mountain.
If you’d like to attend the event without receiving a signed copy of the book, a $40 ticket price is available.
Food is included in both ticket levels.
The menu is shown on the event page .
 

Enjoy delicious, catered hors d’oeuvres, drinks, and desserts throughout the evening and browse a variety of exhibits, displays of mountain art, photographs, and poems. Mission Blue Nursery will have a special selection of San Bruno Mountain native plants for sale.

We are requesting masks (for use when not eating and drinking) and proof of vaccination. Thank you!

Tickets must be purchased online before the event at https://www.mountainwatch.org/bookrelease

David Nelson and Douglas Allshouse on San Bruno Mountain
PHOTO CREDIT: SBMW

Enjoy delicious, catered hors d’oeuvres, drinks, and desserts throughout the evening and browse a variety of exhibits, displays of mountain art, photographs, and poems. Mission Blue Nursery will have a special selection of San Bruno Mountain native plants for sale.

From the publisher, Heyday Press: “San Bruno Mountain, located in the center of the San Francisco Bay Area, is a four-square-mile global treasure—a natural preserve touted by biologist E. O. Wilson as one of the world’s rare biodiversity hot spots. Bathed in fog and wind and preserved from destruction by the fierce work of local conservationists, this mountain offers visitors a glimpse of what San Francisco looked like before colonization. Drawing on years of visits, observations, and research to offer a comprehensive flora of San Bruno Mountain and its endangered species, conservationists Doug Allshouse and David L. Nelson help us understand this unique and precious place from the point of view of the plants in this one-of-a-kind field guide. Detailing a total of 528 plant species (among them 316 natives), the authors also delve into the history of this living, changing habitat at the southern edge of San Francisco. The birds, butterflies, reptiles, geology, climate, dynamic changes, and political history of the preserve also feature in San Bruno Mountain. Even locals who have enjoyed hiking and viewing the mountain for years will be astonished at this book’s revelations about the diversity and importance of this wild place.”

 

Tickets must be purchased in advance here or on the Eventbrite ticketing page HERE.

 

Or, send a check for $75 (or $40) per ticket to San Bruno Mountain Watch at PO Box 53, Brisbane, CA 94005. Please write the check to the order of “San Bruno Mountain Watch” and include “Book Release Party” in the memo.

We are requesting masks (for use when not eating and drinking) and proof of vaccination. Thank you!

 

The $75 ticket includes a signed copy of the book!

Due to the generosity of author Doug Allshouse, book sales will benefit San Bruno Mountain Watch.

Thank you, Doug and David!

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Frank A Scafani
Frank A Scafani
1 month ago

We are requesting masks (for use when not eating and drinking) and proof of vaccination. Thank you!
Well, you just lost me. Enjoy your signing.