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TCSS Monthly Meetings - Presentation Video Index

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 Meeting Date
Presentation Topic Title
 Presenter  View
September 7, 2023 Memorable Places and the Succulents that Live There Dan Mahr YouTube
August 3, 2023Problems Facing Endangered Cacti (An excerpt from the full presentation)Stefan Burger YouTube
August 3, 2023Bolivian CactiStefan Burger YouTube
July 6, 2023Common-sense Cactus Conservation in the 21st CenturyMichiel Pillet YouTube
November 3, 2022By Bike & By Boot:
Landscape Design Lessons from Saguaro National Park
Scott Calhoun Part 1 (of 2)
 Part 2 (of 2)
October 6, 2022Nature's Geometry: SucculentsRussel Ray YouTube 
September 1, 2022 Planning for Uncertainty: Conserving Cacti in a World of ChangeMichiel Pillet YouTube
August 4, 2022 Kamikaze Botany and Other Tales of the Wild SansevieriaRobert Webb YouTube
July 7, 2022 Not all Bugs are TRUE BUGSWilliam D. "Bill" Peachey YouTube
June 2, 2022 Art in the GardenMargaret Joplin YouTube
May 5, 2022 Shining a Light on a Hidden Agave: When you know that they don't know that they don't knowTristan J. Davis YouTube
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April 7, 2022  Feeding Succulents: How Fertilizer, Water pH and Soil Can and Should Be Adjusted! Ernesto Sandoval  YouTube
March 3, 2022 The Succulents of Southern Namibia Steven Brack  YouTube
February 3, 2022 Following the Footsteps of a Forgotten Botanist: A Visual Journey of the Life and Work of Sara Plummer Lemmon Wynne Brown  YouTube
January 6, 2022 Agaves: Species, Cultivars and Hybrids Jeff Moore  YouTube
 November 4, 2021 In the Arms of Saguaros: Iconography of the Giant Cactus  William Lawrence Bird Jr.  YouTube
 October 7, 2021 Destination: Forever Ranch Jan Emming  YouTube
 September 7, 2021 The ABC's of Growing Agaves Gregg Starr  YouTube
 August 5, 2021 The Succulent Flora of Limpopo, KZN and Mpumalanga Robert Skillin  Zoom

 July 1, 2021

Tohono O’odham Cultural Significance and Uses of Ha:sañ (Carnegiea gigantea / Saguaro Cactus)
Andrea Ramon  Zoom
 June 3, 2021
What you need to know about the Ocotillo before you die James W. Cornett  Zoom
 May 6, 2021
Phylogenomics in Cactaceae

Lucas C. Majure, Ph.D

 April 1, 2021
The Folklore, Enchantment, and Evolution of the Cactus & Succulent Hobby from 1889 to the Present Day

Gunnar Eisel

 March 4, 2021
 Cacti of Anthony Gap (New Mexico)
 Root Gorelick
 February 4, 2021
Field Guide to Cacti & Other Succulents of Arizona - 3rd Edition Introduction  Thomas Staudt
 January 7, 2021  Euphorbias I: Trees, Medusoids, and Globose Species

Robert Webb and Toni Yocum

 December 3, 2020
Your Questions and Their Answers - Panel Discussion

Mark A. Dimmitt, Greg Starr, Jason Wiley

 November 5, 2020
 Aloes On My Mind: Exploring Aloe Hybrids One Generation at a Time  Karen Zimmerman
 October 1, 2020
 Mutant Cacti and Succulents  Tom Glavich  Zoom
 September 3, 2020  Cacti and Succulents Endemic to Baja California
 Peter Breslin
 August 6, 2020
 Some Cacti of Cochise County Arizona  Rob Romero
 July 2, 2020
 New or Reconsidered Agave species Post Gentry  Greg Starr
 June 4, 2020
 No meeting due to Covid-19 concerns
 May 2, 2020
 No meeting due to Covid-19 concerns    
 April 2, 2020
 No meeting due to Covid-19 concerns    
 March  5, 2020
 An Island Apart – Travels in Madagascar  Fred Dortort
 February 6, 2020
 Ray Turner and the Saguaro: A Research Retrospective  Robert Webb
 January 2, 2020

 SPINY SUCCULENTS: Euphorbias, Cacti, and Other

Sculptural Succulents & (Mostly) Spiny Xerophytic Plants

 Jeff Moore
 November 7, 2019
 The horror of man and beast': a relatively painless introduction to the Cylindropuntia (chollas) of Arizona

 Michelle Cloud-Hughes

 October 3, 2019
 The Desert Moonlight Garden  Jason Wiley
 September 5, 2019
 Who’s Yer Daddy  Gerald K. Arp, Ph.D
 August 1, 2019
 Saguaros: Inventory, Salvage, and Landscape Use  Judy Mielke
 July 11,2019
 Chemicals from Cacti and Other Succulents  Dr. Art Friedman
 June 6, 2019
 All Hail the Queen: Rescuing the Peniocereus greggii var. transmontanus  Jessie Byrd  Video
 May 2, 2019
 The Northern Chihuahuan Desert and its Texas Parks  Gary Nored
 April 4, 2019
 The International Sansevieria Society Comes to Tucson and the TCSS  Robert Webb
 March 7, 2019
 Arriving at Symmetry  Steven Derks
 February 7, 2019
 North Dakota Peace Gardens  Don Vitko
 January 3, 2019
 The Other Big Bend, Travels in Big Bend Ranch State Park  Rob Romero
 November 1, 2018
 NAMIBIA A dry place in a wet time 2011  Wendell S. (Woody) Minnich
 October 4, 2018
The Tropical Deciduous Forest: Where cacti became succulent, and other biological explorations in Sonora  Robert A. Villa
 September 6, 2018
 The Trail of the Unknown: Adventures in Discovery  Tristan J. Davis
 August 2, 2018
The Art of Naming a Species: Can They Really do That  Greg Starr
 July 5, 2018
 Using DNA to help sort out Adenium species  Mark Dimmitt & Taylor Edwards
 June 7, 2018
 Sowing Cacti: where Art and Science meet  Michiel Pillet
 May 3, 2018
 Our Vanishing Cacti  Bill Thornton
 April 5, 2018
 Relocation of the Loran Whitelock Cycad Collection  Gary D. Roberson
 March 1, 2018
 CICESE (Centro de Investigación Científica y de Educación Superior de Ensenada) and San Diego Natural History Museum  Sula Vanderplank
 February 1, 2018
 Lessons from Tortilla Flats or No Species is an Island  Ted Fleming
 January 4, 2018
 Where Did I Go Wrong  Chuck Hanson
 November 2, 2017
 The science (and art) of taxonomy: How we make sense of nature's diversity  Mark Alan Dimmitt
 October 5, 2017
 Lithops in Cultivation, from Ed Storms to Living Stones Nursery  Jane Evans
 September 7, 2017
 The New, Rare and Seldom Seen Cacti and Succulents of Mexico  Windell S. (Woody) Minnich
 August 3, 2017
 Shoestring Travels: Botanical Discoveries in Chile  Jan Emming
 July 6, 2017
 Agave Distribution from Coast to Coast and Deserts to Mountains  Greg Starr

 - No Monthly Meeting video recordings prior to July 2017

- For a list of all our Meetings see Monthly Meetings page


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