Celebrating and conserving the ecological richness of California's grasslands

Events Calendar and Registration

CNGA offers an array of workshops, field days, and trips related to California's iconic native grasslands.    Questions? Email us at admin@cnga.org or call (530) 902-6009. Cancellation policy

Landscaping with Nature - Postponed until July or August

We will send out an update for when it will be rescheduled. Previously scheduled for March 13th. 

Upcoming events

    • Friday, July 10, 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM (PDT)
    • Zoom meeting - link to be shared
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    CNGA's 13th Annual and 1st Online Field Day at Hedgerow Farms 

    From the Ashes: Fire and Restoration

    New Date: July 10, 2020

    9:00 AM - 1:30 PM – Zoom sign in begins at 8:45 AM, program begins promptly at 9 AM 

    Please join us for an online virtual field day with presentations and field tours featuring the beautiful scenery at Hedgerow Farms Inc. in Winters, CA. 

    Expert speakers discuss current research and best practices.

    • Valerie EvinerProfessor, Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis
    • Haven Kiers, Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture, UC Davis 
    • Michelle Halbur, Preserve Ecologist, Pepperwood Preserve
    • Don Hankins, Professor of Geography & Planning, CA State University, Chico

      Virtual Walking tours with Andrea Williams, Andrew Fulks, Pat Reynolds, Michele Ranieri, and Jim Mast to view Hedgerow Farms’ demonstration gardens, seed barn, native plant nursery, seed cleaning mill, equipment, and production fields.

      Virtual Driving tours with Bryan Young and Chris Rose who will lead you on a virtual tour of Hedgerow Farms’ native grass and wildflower production fields and habitat areas.

      The day begins at 8:45 AM with Zoom sign-in. Talks begin at 9 AM and the day concludes at 1 PM. 

      *Eligible for RESCAPE California self-reported CEU's

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


      Many thanks to our Sponsors!




      • Wednesday, September 16, 2020
      • (PDT)
      • Friday, September 18, 2020
      • (PDT)
      • Zoom event - Go to SERCAL website for information

      Join us for the grasslands session, "Management perspectives and local adaptations."

      Registration will be through SERCAL. Visit www.sercal.org





    Past events

    Friday, March 13, 2020 Postponed: Landscaping with Nature- New Date Coming Soon!
    Tuesday, October 15, 2019 Grassland Session at Cal-IPC Symposium in Riverside
    Friday, July 19, 2019 Nuts & Bolts of Restoration and Revegetation: Using Grasses and Graminoids
    Saturday, May 18, 2019 Identifying and Appreciating the Native and Naturalized Grasses of California - Pepperwood Preserve
    Friday, May 10, 2019 Grassland Vegetation Monitoring, Methods, and Techniques
    Friday, April 26, 2019 12th Annual CNGA Field Day at Hedgerow Farms
    Friday, April 12, 2019 Identifying and Appreciating the Native and Naturalized Grasses of California, SERCAL Santa Barbara
    Wednesday, January 30, 2019 Planned Grazing: How to Grow Soil, Grassland Health & Profit
    Wednesday, November 07, 2018 Cal-IPC Symposium - Biodiversity: Expanding Our Vision
    Friday, November 02, 2018 Introduction to Grasslands Soils, Yolo County
    Friday, October 19, 2018 Introduction to Grasslands Soils, Sonoma County
    Saturday, June 02, 2018 Identifying and Appreciating the Native and Naturalized Grasses of California - Oakland
    Saturday, May 19, 2018 Identifying and Appreciating the Native and Naturalized Grasses of California - Marin
    Wednesday, May 09, 2018 SERCAL 2018 - Restoration of Native Grassland Ecosystems
    Friday, April 20, 2018 11th Annual CNGA Field Day at Hedgerow Farms
    Tuesday, March 06, 2018 Landscaping with Nature
    Thursday, February 01, 2018 Grasslands and Prairies Conference Session at 2018 CNPS Conservation Conference
    Wednesday, January 31, 2018 Grass ID Workshop at the 2018 CNPS Conservation Conference in Los Angeles
    Tuesday, October 24, 2017 Grassland Session at Cal-IPC Symposium in Palm Springs
    Friday, October 20, 2017 October 20 - Field Practices: Hands-on Restoration Implementation and Maintenance
    Friday, July 21, 2017 Nuts & Bolts of Restoration and Revegetation: Using Grasses and Graminoids
    Saturday, July 15, 2017 Apps and Snaps: Smartphone, Camera, and Online Technology for Grassland Plant Mapping, Tracking, and Identification
    Saturday, May 13, 2017 Identifying and Appreciating Native and Naturalized Grasses of California: Bodega Marine Reserve
    Friday, April 21, 2017 10th Annual CNGA Field Day at Hedgerow Farms
    Friday, December 16, 2016 Pesticide Safety and Herbicide Use in Grassland and Riparian Restoration Projects
    Thursday, December 01, 2016 Pasture Walk: Radical New Grassland Management Ideas, Bodega Bay
    Thursday, October 20, 2016 CNGA Conference Session & Field Trip as part of the Natural Areas Conference at UC Davis
    Wednesday, October 05, 2016 Pasture Walk: Radical New Grassland Management Ideas
    Saturday, May 21, 2016 Appreciating and Identifying Native and Naturalized Grasses of California: Bodega Marine Reserve
    Sunday, May 15, 2016 Appreciating and Identifying Native and Naturalized Grasses of California: Day 2 Mt. Tam Field Day
    Saturday, May 14, 2016 Appreciating and Identifying Native and Naturalized Grasses of California, Day 1 Classroom
    Friday, April 22, 2016 9th Annual CNGA Field Day at Hedgerow Farms
    Thursday, March 10, 2016 California's New Front Yard: Creating a Low-Water Landscape, Merced Location
    Thursday, February 11, 2016 California's New Front Yard: Creating a Low-Water Landscape, Santa Cruz Location
    Thursday, October 29, 2015 California's New Front Yard: Creating a Low-Water Landscape, Sacramento Location
    Thursday, October 01, 2015 California's New Front Yard: Creating a Low-Water Landscape, Fairfield Location
    Thursday, September 17, 2015 Field Practices: Hands-on Restoration Implementation and Maintenance
    Saturday, May 16, 2015 Introduction to Grass Taxonomy & Identification
    Friday, April 24, 2015 8th Annual Field Day at Hedgerow Farms!
    Friday, March 20, 2015 Nuts & Bolts of Restoration and Revegetation: Using Grasses and Graminoids
    Wednesday, October 29, 2014 2015 Workshops - Coming Soon!
    Tuesday, October 21, 2014 Planned Grazing: Build Soil, Grassland Health & Profit
    Thursday, September 18, 2014 Convert Your Water-Hungry Lawn to a Drought-Tolerant Landscape. Members $25; Non-Members $30
    Saturday, June 14, 2014 Introduction to Grass Taxonomy & Identification
    Thursday, May 22, 2014 Native Grasses in the Built Environment
    Friday, April 25, 2014 7th Annual Field Day at Hedgerow Farms
    Friday, March 14, 2014 Grassland Monitoring Methods & Techniques
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