Traditional management practices for Oak health

Traditional management practices for Oak health

Monday March 20, 2017 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

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What can you do to strengthen Oaks and other stressed native trees? This presentation will cover natural and non-toxic forest management techniques adapted from centuries of Native American traditional knowledge. Learn how to restore native oaks and other trees using techniques such as clearing, pruning, remineralizing, and mulching. Specific methods and materials that can be used by homeowners and land managers will be discussed in detail. New findings on the terracing techniques used by California native people to improve slope stability and water retention will also be presented. 

Dr. Klinger has over 30 years of academic experience in the environmental sciences and has held scholarly appointments at the National Center for Atmospheric Research, the University of Colorado, the University of Oxford, and the Chinese Academy of Sciences.

The General Meeting will also include an update on State and EBMUD water regulations, brief reports from the LAC Education and Outreach, Professional Development and Technology sub-committees.

The Irrigation Association and QWEL now offer CEU’s for the Sustainable Landscape Speaker Series. Please follow self-reporting procedures.

The meeting will be held at 375 11th Street, Oakland on the second floor.  Free Validated Parking is available at The Pacific Renaissance Plaza garage right next door on Webster Street. Bring your token to the meeting and EBMUD will validate at the end of the meeting. Please note, there is no parking available in the EBMUD parking garage. Light refreshments served.

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Cost:  Free

Date:  Monday, March 20th 2017

Time:  3:30pm-5:00pm

Location:  EBMUD Administration Building, 2nd Floor, Large Training Room