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October Biomimicry Swarm

Bay Area Biomimicry Network

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)

October Biomimicry Swarm

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
BABN Swarm at the SF Conservatory of Flowers ($10 donation) Ended $10.00 $0.00
BABN Swarm at the SF Conservatory of Flowers ($5 donation) Ended $5.00 $0.00
BABN Swarm at the SF Conservatory of Flowers Ended Free $0.00

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Event Details

The Bay Area Biomimicry Network is swarming! Join us Wednesday, October 9 for an up-and-close look at some of nature's most beautiful design. Colleagues and friends are encouraged to join. 

Biomimicry Treasure Hunt

This month, we will be hunting for biomimicry-inspiring plants at the San Franciso Conservatory of Flowers, and use the treasures we find for a hands on exploration of nature's brilliance. For instance, one challenge may be to find the Victorian Orchid within the Conservatory, and then discuss which of nature's strategies that species thrives at; another may be to discover a plant that excels by "integrating the unexpected", "fitting form to function", or using other design lessons from natureJane Scurich from the Conservatory will help facilitate.

This event is especially suited for those who are brand new to biomimicry, including young students and their parents. It will be facilitated by Deb Grove of the Conservatory and the BABN team. 

Food and drink are supported by our members. When registering, please consider selecting a $5 or $10 donation ticket and help biomimicry flourish in the Bay Area.


Getting there & at the swarm

  • The Conservatory is accessible from a large range of public transportation options. Find out more here.
  • There are two bicycle racks at the Conservatory: one on the East side of the building, and one near the restrooms on Conservatory Drive West.
  • Street and garage parking are both available.
  • Arrive early to meet others from the BABN hive.
  • Please consider helping us share biomimicry in the Bay Area by donating.
Have questions about October Biomimicry Swarm? Contact Bay Area Biomimicry Network

When & Where

San Francisco Conservatory of Flowers
100 John F Kennedy Dr
San Francisco, CA 94118

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)

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Bay Area Biomimicry Network

Inspire. Connect. Catalyze.

At home in one of the most innovative ecosystems on earth, the Bay Area Biomimicry Network serves to inspire and catalyze the regional application of biomimicry.

Biomimicry is an interdisciplinary field that draws upon 3.8 billion years of the natural world's designs, processes, and systems to inspire innovative solutions to human challenges.

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