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Introduction to Grasslands Soils, Sonoma County

  • Friday, October 19, 2018
  • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Mitsui Ranch, Petaluma CA
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  • Special member-only registration fee
  • Please bring a copy of your student ID with you to the workshop.

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Soils are a plant’s best friend! Build your skills with soil scientist Vic Claassen:

  • Understand California’s grassland soil ecology
  • Learn contributing aspects of soil function including: hydrology, infiltration and moisture retention, soil nutrients and microbial activity.
  • Introduction to different soil analytical methods and potential treatm
  • ents.

A morning classroom instruction session is followed by an afternoon in the field to round out this full day of learning.

  • Morning coffee and snacks are included.
  • Please bring a sack lunch, water, snacks, sunscreen, hat and sturdy shoes.
  • Carpooling is recommended. Directions and carpool information will be sent to registered attendees.
Instructor: Vic Claassen, PhD., Soil Scientist, UC Davis Department of Land, Air and Water Resources

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