Tree mortality continues to be a problem throughout the Sierra foothills. Years of drought, followed by last winter’s heavy rains and the current fire season have led to catastrophic effects on the ecology of the region, especially trees.
The University of California County Extension department will offer an in-depth training on the ongoing tree mortality in the Sierra Nevada. The training will provide information and resources to help Master Gardeners and other interested individuals answer questions from the public about replanting after tree mortality. In addition, attendees will receive resource materials and PowerPoint presentation that can be customized and used for teaching public education classes on this important issue.
Although this workshop is targeting UCCE Master Gardener volunteers, anyone is welcome to register. This workshop will be valuable to county and local jurisdiction staff, homeowners association representatives, NGO’s, state and federal agencies, and anyone interested in learning more about this important topic.
Date and Location:
Date: Friday, October 20, 2017
Time: 9:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M., (p.m. includes possible field trip)
Location: Sierra Vista Presbyterian Church, 39696 Highway 41, Oakhurst, CA
Cost: Workshop is free for current UCCE Master Gardeners
For non-UCCE Master Gardeners the registration fee is $40.00
Online registration only: ucanr.edu/survey/survey.cfm?surveynumber=21903
Source & Photo Credit: Mariposa Master Gardeners