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California's Native Grasslands

California's New Front Yard: Creating a Low-Water Landscape, Merced Location

  • Thursday, March 10, 2016
  • 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • UC Merced California Room, Terrace Center


California's New Front Yard: Creating a Low-Water Landscape

University of California at Merced, California Room, Terrace Center

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Advanced Registration Required

8:00am Registration, Coffee, Networking

8:30am - 3:00pm Full Program

Transform your thirsty lawn into a water-saving landscape featuring drought-tolerant trees, native grasses, perennials, and shrubs. Morning talks are followed by hands-on activities and demonstrations. This workshop is suitable for homeowners and landscape professionals alike, so all are welcome!

Registration includes morning refreshments, catered lunch, and course materials. 

Speakers include:

  • Introduction: Andrew Fulks, Assistant Director, UC Davis Arboretum
  • Landscape Design: Bryan Tassey, Merced College
  • Plant Species Selection: Kris Randal, Cooperative Extension, Mariposa County
  • Lawn Removal: Jim Brugger, California Native Plant Society
  • Irrigation and Rainwater Catchment: Regina Hirsch, Mountain Sage Nursery
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Please note: a student discount is available. Please contact if you are interested. 

CNGA Communicable Disease Event Policy: This event will align with the current regional health guidelines. Please bring a mask and be prepared to wear it. If you do not feel well, please do not attend.

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