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The Center For The Arts Presents In Conversation with Shane Hanofee: Wildflower Walk & Identification

Sunday, April 25, 2021

4:00 pst • Online

  • Tickets: $10, free to Members
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“In Conversation with” now offers a pre-recorded conversation with the host and guest. Your presentation will play at the regularly scheduled time on Sunday at 4pm. If you have questions, please contact the box office at boxoffice@thecenterforthearts.org. Thank you for your support!


Fungi diversity hike at Yuba Rim Trail | TheUnion.com
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Nevada County is home to nearly 2000 species of native plants and have evolved to fill every possible ecological niche from hot, dry oak savannahs to damp alpine meadows. These plants are the basis for the existence of all other wildlife, forming the foundation that the entire food chain relies upon. Come learn about some of the plants that can be found in your backyard or along your favorite hike, how to identify them, and how they fit into the grand tapestry of life. 

Shane Hanofee is a self-taught botanist who specializes in the flora of Nevada and Placer Counties. He wears many hats for the Redbud Chapter of the California Native Plant Society serving as Vice President, Web Editor, and Chapter Council Delegate. He is the Plant Sale Committee co-chair as well as running Redbud’s social media presence. He has produced a series of virtual hikes and other videos for Redbud in 2020 which can be found on the chapter youtube channel. He works as a Botany Technician in Northern California and grows natives at his home nursery for the Redbud Fall Plant Sale.

He lives in Grass Valley, CA with his wife Ashley and their dog, Camus and two cats, Kafka and Bertie.


  • The Center For The Arts In Conversation with
  • Shane Hanofee: Wildflower Walk & Identification
  • Sunday, April 25, 2021 at 4pm • Online
  • $10, Free to Members
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  • — Member Benefit Alert — Members of The Center for the Arts get access to Free online content including this series, concerts, artist talks, PLUS replays are allowed exclusively to members via an On-Demand Video Library. To access these benefits become a member today.




ABOUT THE HOST: Jacob Freydont-Attie is a writer, filmmaker, graphic designer, and former lingerie salesman. He grew up in rural Nevada County without the distractions of electricity, telephones, or television. After receiving a B.A. in religious studies from Oberlin College, he spent ten years on Hollywood Blvd running the family business, the world’s largest lingerie store. His first feature film, String Theory, was featured in numerous festivals and is available on DVD and through streaming. His documentary on climate change and capitalism can be viewed for free at www.crossofthemoment.com.


Join The Center for the Arts In Conversation With local celebrities exploring the topics of Nature, Food, Lifestyle and Art. From tattoo artists to mushroom hunters, naturalists to nutritionists, farmers to brew masters, this weekly series will feature the very best of Nevada County. Hosted by Jacob Freydont-Attie, each conversation provides an opportunity to interact with the experts in a Q&A via Zoom.

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