Dean Karras began collecting and growing cacti from seed as a hobby in 2008. He has been a member of the Palomar Cactus & Succulent Society since 2017, and a member of the San Diego Cactus & Succulent Society since 2019
A brief look at the Genus Mammillaria, focusing on both the beauty and the oddities of one of the cactus world’s favorite plants.
The Bat Conservation International’s Agave Restoration Initiative aims to restore native agaves and natural Agave habitat across six U.S. and Mexican states.
Kelly Griffin is a succulent plant hybridizer, propagator, and avid plant explorer. Like many of us, his interest in plants and particular succulent plants started at a fairly young age.
Matthew Opel grew up in Westchester County, NY, where he developed an early love of plants, gardening and the natural world.
Tom Glavich is a long time grower of succulent plants. He is one of the co-chairs of the Inter-City Cactus and Succulent show held every August at the LA Arboretum.
Dr. Rebman will go over cactus diversity in the Baja California region and discuss the taxonomic challenges of studying opuntioids, especially chollas (Cylindropuntia) and prickly-pears (Opuntia).
Colin is a retired biology lecturer who is currently an honorary researcher at the Open University, England. He now lives in Scotland with his wife Marjorie, where they enjoy nurturing a varied garden and a substantial succulent collection.
Karen Ostler: Exploring the Best of Our Wonderful Mammillarias; “Normals” and Their Strange Variations. Webinar.