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Replanting after the Trees Die - Train the Trainer Workshop for Master Gardeners

 

This workshop is designed to give UCCE Master Gardener volunteers an in depth training on the ongoing tree mortality in the Sierra Nevada.  The training will provide information and resources to help Master Gardeners 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.

This training is targeting Mater Gardener volunteers across the 10 county region including; Nevada, Placer, El Dorado, Amador, Calaveras, Tuolumne, Mariposa, Merced, Madera, and Fresno counties.

Topics will include: forest ecology following heavy tree mortality, reforestation basics, preparing the ground for planting, selection of nursery stock, treating competing vegetation, climate change, and land owner assistance programs currently available.  Core more information see our agenda.

Registration will include handouts, light refreshments and lunch. 

Dates and Locations:

June 6th, 9 am - 4 pm, 
Location has been changed to: Sly Park Environmental Education 5600 Sly Park Rd, Pollock Pines, CA 95726 https://goo.gl/maps/NqvSCNAUGxw

We will be carpooling over to Sly Park Recreation Area at 2p.m.:  https://goo.gl/maps/EJMeUf92sFP2

June 14th, 9 am - 4 pm, Tuolumne County Ambulance Headquarters, 18440 Striker Court, Sonora

Cost:

Workshop is free for current UCCE Master Gardeners

For non-UCCE Master Gardeners the registration fee is 40.00