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Wildlife Best Management Practices for the tree care industry in California

June 14, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Ryan M Gilpin, Environmental Analyst, HortScience The Tree Care for Birds and Wildlife project is a state-wide effort to enhance habitat through tree care practices. Begun in 2015, the project focuses on tree care to protect birds and other wildlife during and beyond nesting season as well as on ways to enhance habitat for birds and other urban wildlife. Its key strategic approach is to develop Best Management Practices which will inform the standard for specialized training and certification for…

Budding out: How trees are grown in the wholesale nursery

August 16, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Budding out: How trees are grown in the wholesale nursery Best Management Practices for Growers, Buyers and Users of Plants Kathleen Kosta, Plant Pathologist California Department of Food and Agriculture What is being done to prevent the introduction and spread of new pests and diseases? Have you heard of Clean Stock Production? A Systems Approach to Production? Best Management Practices? Best Cultural Practices? Learn how these concepts are the way of the future.  Cleaner, healthier, pest-free trees and shrubs for…

i- Tree 6.0: Identifying the value of your neighborhood, park and city trees

October 11, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Speaker: Erika Teach, Davey Tree Expert Company/US Forest Service

Sacred Trees

December 13, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Julia E Jones, ISA Municipal Specialist, TIC Interfaith Minister

Alive and Thriving, What Determines “Good Soil”

February 14 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Will Bakx, Principle/ soil scientist, Renewable Sonoma

Sidewalk vs Trees who wins?

April 11 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Trees and sidewalks transform city streets into lush, comfortable and accessible places. However these two elements are often at odds with each other: tree roots can cause damage to sidewalks, and sidewalks and other pavement can inhibit tree health and longevity by limiting root development. When tree roots prevail sidewalk lift can cause safety and accessibility problems. The City of Eugene has been exploring material and design solutions to the ever-present sidewalk vs tree conundrum. Please join us as we…

Santa Rosa, CA – Restoration Planting – Fountaingrove II Arbor Day 2019

April 26 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Fountaingrove II Open Space Maintenance Association (OSMA) is looking for volunteers to plant approximately 100 trees on Friday, April 26, 2019.

Trees Among Us

May 25 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Urban Forest Awareness Day Saturday, May 25 9 am to 11 am Mission Plaza in Downtown San Luis Obispo Learn about the benefits that trees provide! Hosted by City Arborist, Ron Combs Join Cal Poly's Dr. Matt Ritter for a tree walk and discussion throughout Mission Plaza. slocity.org

Unveiling the City of Sacramento’s new Urban Forest Master Plan

June 13 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Kevin Hocker, Urban Forest Manager

California Tree Team Workshop – Vista

July 31 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Learn about trees and become a leader at our fall tree planting event! The City of Vista, in collaboration with local and state partners, is offering a free tree workshop! Tuesday, September 17 5 PM – 7:30 PM Jim Porter Recreation Center (in Breagle Terrace Park) 1200 Vale Terrace Drive, Vista, CA 92084 For RSVPs or questions, email: lvelarde@wcainc.com call or text: 760-519-8761 Download workshop flyer For more info about our programs, visit: investfromthegroundup.org/cool-parks

California Tree Team Workshop – Santee

August 10 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Learn about trees and become a leader at our fall tree planting event

How Much Information Do We Need?

August 15 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Topic: How Much Information Do We Need? Speaker: Jim Kozak, Davey Tree Expert Company Location: Sacramento Tree Foundation- conference room 191 Lathrop Way, Suite D, Sacramento 95817 All sessions: 11:30-1pm A community forest cannot be effectively managed unless its condition is known. An inventory of trees and planting spaces is a prerequisite in planning for and making sound management decisions including budget strategies and priorities. An inventory can provide the locations of trees that require pruning or removal to reduce…

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