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December 2017

Sacred Trees

December 14, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Sacramento Tree Foundation, 191 Lathrop Way, Suite F
Sacramento, CA 95815 United States
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Speaker: Julia E Jones, ISA Municipal Specialist, TIC Interfaith Minister In the spirit of the holiday season, this presentation will explore the numinous world of sacred trees. Julia Jones will guide us on a virtual world tour to learn about the mystical meaning of trees as found in many faiths. The virtual tour will then return home to the Sacramento Valley where attendees will learn about local sacred trees. Participants are invited to bring pictures and stories of notable trees…

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February 2018

The Significance Of Schools Grounds

February 8, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Sacramento Tree Foundation, 191 Lathrop Way, Suite F
Sacramento, CA 95815 United States
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Bill Sullivan, Professor and Head of Landscape Architecture University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Professor Sullivans research has demonstrated that regular contact with urban green infrastructure—places with trees, grass, rain gardens, and the like—has profound, positive impacts for individuals and communities. These urban green spaces need not be large or pristine to convey a variety of broad-ranging out-comes. They must, however, be easily accessible from a person’s home or workplace. Professor Sullivan will focus much if his presentation on the significance…

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April 2018

The cost of not maintaining urban trees

April 12, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Sacramento Tree Foundation, 191 Lathrop Way, Suite F
Sacramento, CA 95815 United States
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Dr. Rich Hauer, Professor of Urban Forestry, University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point This talk will use the many stages (pre-planting, planting, establishment, formative years, semi-mature, mature, senescent) as a backdrop in a trees life and what the science tells us about when a lack of maintenance resulted in a lessor outcome. There is a cost of not maintaining urban trees. Presenter Bio Richard Hauer is a Professor of Urban Forestry at the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point teaching…

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Santa Rosa Arbor Day Tree Planting Project

April 21, 2018 @ 7:30 am - 12:30 pm
Rincon Ridge Park, 3960 Park Gardens Drive
Santa Rosa, CA 95404 United States
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To help with environmental recovery efforts in the North Bay, we are pleased to partner with the Arbor Day Foundation and the Fountaingrove ll Open Space Managment District to plant 100's of trees in the hard hit area of the Fountaingrove ll Neighborhood where more than 90% of the landscape was damaged by the fires. Registration is limited to 75 volunteers!

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June 2018

Wildlife Best Management Practices for the tree care industry in California

June 14, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Sacramento Tree Foundation, 191 Lathrop Way, Suite F
Sacramento, CA 95815 United States
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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…

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August 2018

Budding out: How trees are grown in the wholesale nursery

August 16, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Sacramento Tree Foundation, 191 Lathrop Way, Suite F
Sacramento, CA 95815 United States
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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…

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October 2018

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

October 11, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Sacramento Tree Foundation, 191 Lathrop Way, Suite F
Sacramento, CA 95815 United States
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Speaker: Erika Teach, Davey Tree Expert Company/US Forest Service

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December 2018

Sacred Trees

December 13, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Sacramento Tree Foundation, 191 Lathrop Way, Suite F
Sacramento, CA 95815 United States
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Julia E Jones, ISA Municipal Specialist, TIC Interfaith Minister

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February 2019

Alive and Thriving, What Determines “Good Soil”

February 14 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Sacramento Tree Foundation, 191 Lathrop Way, Suite F
Sacramento, CA 95815 United States
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Will Bakx, Principle/ soil scientist, Renewable Sonoma

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April 2019

Sidewalk vs Trees who wins?

April 11 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Sacramento Tree Foundation, 191 Lathrop Way, Suite F
Sacramento, CA 95815 United States
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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…

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