At volunteer appreciation day for the San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy on May 13 Arne Johanson and Bob Byrnes received, as members of the California Native Plant Society, San Diego Chapter:
- Certificates of appreciation and special thanks from the US Fish and Wildlife Service
- Certificates of recognition for exceptional volunteer service from The San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy
- Plaques with a personal photograph, inscribed "With Sincere Appreciation for Your Outstanding Volunteer Service, San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy"
Congratulations Bob & Arne and thank you for all your hard work!