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U.S. Postal Service unveils stamp series at Palomar's cactus garden

New series features specimens found among the 4,000-plus species in the college's collection


Last updated 5/29/2019 at 1:12pm

Left to right, Palomar College grounds services supervisor Tony Rangel; Superintendent and President Joi Lin Blake, Ph.D.; U.S. Postal Service marketing manager Christine Carmichael and San Diego postmaster Lisa Baldwin unveil the Forever Cactus Flowers Stamp Series, April 15.

SAN MARCOS – Surrounded by thousands of species of cacti and succulents at Palomar College, officials of the United States Postal Service unveiled the Forever Cactus Flowers Stamp Series during a ceremony Monday, April 15.

Held in the Palomar College Cactus and Succulent Garden, the event highlighted both the new collectible USPS stamps and one of the most ecologically diverse sanctuaries of its kind in San Diego County.

Guests included Palomar College administrators, USPS officials and members of the Palomar Cactus and Succulent Society, the oldest organization of its kind in San Diego C...

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