Escalante Chapter
Utah Native Plant Society

Harriett Priska photos of Escalante main street circa 2006


Native plants along Escalante's main street circa 2006 courtesy of Harriet Priska      
(plantings designed and maintained by the Escalante Chapter; click to enlarge)     


Fall 2010 news

New officers of the Escalante Native Plant Society have been elected as follows:
Toni Wassenberg - President
Dana Waggoner - Vice-President
Robert Mcelaney - Secretary

Barker Reservoir 9/19/09
Barker reservoir hike, 9/19/09, photo by Harriet Priska

Calendar of events
Date of the event Day of the week Time Event description Contact(s) for further information

Chapter Information
Chapter President Current projects Regular meetings/activities
Toni Wassenberg

Native plant garden, horticultural activities
The Escalante Chapter started in early 2004 and actively meets. For chapter news and events, see the Chapter News section in the latest issue of the Sego Lily newsletter.

Chapter members designed a Main Street beautification plan for the city of Escalante using native plants, and then planted and have since maintained those strip plantings.

Weather here is milder than some surrounding areas. Here are monthly temperatures (Farenheit).

Jan Feb March April May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
5-40 10-50 20-50 25-60 35-70 45-85 50-95 50-95 45-85 35-75 20-60 10-50
Annual rainfall: is 10-12"
Wetter Months: Jan, Feb. March, July, Aug, and Sept.

Escalante Canyons Art Festival/Everet Ruess Days
Escalante City
Escalante Interagency Visitor Center

Chapter wildflower hike, Calf Creek Falls area
photo by Harriet Priska
Calf Creek Falls hike Harriett Priska photo