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Celebrating and conserving the ecological richness of California's grasslands

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 California grasslands are among the most endangered ecosystems in the United States. Birds and insects that rely on grasslands are among the fastest declining species in North America. 

Join us in protecting this valuable habitat. 

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Upcoming events

    • Tuesday, March 06, 2018
    • 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Putah Creek Lodge at UC Davis Arboretum
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    Landscaping with Nature: Designing, building, and maintaining attractive native landscapes that support wildlife and reduce water usage

    This workshop is suitable for landscape professionals and anyone interested in maximizing habitat values in their landscape.

    Expert instructors from the industry will present cutting-edge methods of design, installation, management, and maintenance including plant selection, soil analysis, evolutionary interactions, habitat features, and irrigation best practices to create a wildlife-friendly landscape & make the most out of every drop of water!

    • Billy Krimmel, Restoration Landscaping Company, Sacramento
    • Pat Reynolds, General Manager, Hedgerow Farms, Winters
    • Haven Kiers, Special Projects Manager at UC Davis Arboretum & Public Garden
    • Jodie Sheffield, Soil & Seed Specialist, Delta Bluegrass Company, Stockton
    • Don Franklin, Hunter Industries, Northern California
    • Saxon Holt, Saxon Holt Photography

    Course fee includes morning refreshments, lunch, and course materials. 

    CEUs: This workshop qualifies for 7.0 CEUs for Bay-Friendly Qualified Professionals and 2.0 hours of QWEL (Qualified Water Efficient Landscaper) CEUs. 

    Landscape Workshop Flyer- Download the flyer to share with your friends and colleagues. 

    Sponsored by: Delta Bluegrass Co, Restoration Landscaping Co., and Horizon Distributors. 

    Additional Sponsors: Hedgerow Farms and The Watershed Nursery

    Image: Saxon Holt

    • Friday, April 20, 2018
    • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • 21905 County Road 88, Winters CA 95694
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    11th Annual CNGA Field Day at Hedgerow Farms

    Maximizing Biodiversity & Pollinator Habitat in California Grasslands

    Friday, April 20, 2018

    8:45 AM - 4:00 PM - Morning refreshments start at 8 AM

    We hope you can join us for a day of field tours, expert talks, networking, and beautiful scenery at Hedgerow Farms Inc. in Winters, CA. 

    Flyer available here - Please share with your friends and colleagues. 

    Expert Speakers:

    • Robbin Thorpe, Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Dept. of Entomology and Nematology, UC Davis
    • Val Eviner, Department of Plant Sciences, UC Davis
    • Jessa Kay Cruz, Senior Pollinator Conservation Specialist, Xerces Society
    • Kimiora Ward, Project Manager, Dept. of Entomology, UC Davis
    • Billy Krimmel, Owner, Restoration Landscaping Company, Sacramento

    Walk tours to view Hedgerow Farms’ seed barn, native plant nursery, seed cleaning mill, production fields, demonstration garden and milkweed propagation trials.  

    Driving tours in Hedgerow Farms’ native grass and wildflower production fields and habitat areas and enjoy stops to observe pollinators and raptors.


    The day begins at 8 AM with registration, coffee, a light breakfast, and viewing of displays. Talks begin at 8:45 AM and the day concludes at 4 PM.

    Contact us if you have questions at admin@cnga.org

    We hope you can join us for this fantastic event!

    Spaces are limited so please do not mail registrations without registering on-line first!

Special thanks to our Corporate Members: 

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