updated Novemberr 2019
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 from 10am-3pm
Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens 18220 CA-1, Fort Bragg 95437
Attend this workshop to learn about the biology, history, regulations, control, and new diagnostics for SOD and other Phytophthoras. This event is primarily aimed at tree care professionals, government and NGO employees, and managers and docents of open space districts, parks, and educational programs, but is open to all community members. REGISTER at:ucanr.edu/SODTrainingWorkshopFortBragg An identical event is being offered in Santa Rosa, Monday, November 18: ucanr.edu/SODTrainingWorkshopSantaRosa
FireScaping   at the Wildland Urban Interface
Thursday November 21st, 6:30 - 8:00PM
Mendocino College Little Theatre
More information at 707.468.3218 or www.mendocino.edu
Mendocino College Ag Department
Douglas Kent
Author, Instructor at CalPoly Pomona

A Free Event Supporting Our Local Community
Annual DKY Potluck
December 15, 2019, Potluck Lunch: Noon, Program: 1 p.m.
Elk Community Center
Featured speaker: Geri Hulse-Stephens, “The Willits Bypass Meets a Rare Grass: Tales of Relocation and Restoration of North Coast Semaphore Grass”
2020 Northern California Botanists Symposium
13-14 January 2020
California State University, Chico
Bell Memorial Union Auditorium
Northern California Botanists will host their 10th botanical symposium on January 13-14, 2020 on the campus of California State University in Chico. Optional workshops will be held on Wednesday, January 15. A 2-day schedule of presentations by working botanists will include sessions on Species Boundaries, Fire in Managed Landscapes, Restoration, Pollinators, Plant Biotic Interactions, Lightning Talks, Now the Good News, and New Discoveries. View the Draft Program here and the Workshops Page here. The 2020 Symposium Keynote Speaker will be Eric Knapp. His talk is titled Fire trends, causes, and consequences for the native plants we love.