Dieter Wilken's immediate neighbors in , are 8 individuals in 5 households.
David Fross is the founder of Native Sons nursery in Arroyo Grande, California, which is devoted to producing the finest California native plants for landscapers and retail nurseries and has now expanded to include plants from all the Mediterranean climate regions of the world. He also lectures at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. Dieter Wilken is a botanist in charge of many programs and collections at the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden, which is dedicated to research, education, conservation, and the display of California native plants. He has served as an adjunct professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
The Botanic Garden is pleased to announce that Dr. Dieter Wilken, Vice President of Programs and Collections, is the 2008 recipient of the Center for Plant Conservation's Annual Star Award.