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Next Meeting: Thursday 8th November  7:30pm
Bob Hamilton  "Propagation"

Born in Berkeley, California in 1946, Bob attended Berkeley Public Schools and the University of California with a major in Physics.  He is a career employee at UC Berkeley and works as Principal Engineer in the Department of Electrical Engineering/Computer Sciencesí Microfabrication Lab, a 10,000 sq. ft. cutting-edge semiconductor research facility used by more than 360 researchers.

Bobís interest in orchids began in 1975. He specializes in cool growing oncidinae hybrids, specifically odontoglossums.  He grows in two greenhouses, a home-hobby glasshouse in Berkeley shared with his partner of 32 years, John Leathers, and a cooperative greenhouse in Pacifica, California. He hybridizes and does his own plant propagation.

In addition to orchids, he enjoys classical piano, swimming and trekking.

Odontoglossum Parade 'goldilocks' AM x Ocean Falls HCC

Speakerís dinner will be at the Elephant Bar, 1225 Willow Pass Rd., Concord at  5:30 pm.  Everyone is welcome. If you plan to attend please notify Eileen Jackson at 707-642-5915 or email jackson.eileen

The plant table will be provided by Bob Hamilton


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