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CNGA's 14th Annual Field Day at Hedgerow Farms-Online Event!

  • Friday, June 11, 2021
  • 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Zoom Webinar - Link to be Shared Prior to Event


  • Member fee for virtual Field Day
  • Non-Member fee for virtual Field Day
  • $65 registration fee compliments of S & S Seeds
    Code Required
  • Student fee for virtual Field Day. Please email a copy of your Student ID to We will send you a registration code to complete your registration.

California Native Grasslands Association's

14th Annual Field Day at Hedgerow Farms

Sowing the Seeds of Grassland Restoration:

CNGA’s 30th Anniversary Celebration

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 8:30 am to 3:30 pm, Online Event

CNGA and Hedgerow Farms are partnering for the 14th year to offer this opportunity to learn about new perspectives on grassland restoration and practice in California’s spectacular native grasslands. We’ll take you through the restoration process: from wildland seed collection through farm production to tours of restored field sites.

See full agenda here

Follow the life of a seed from wildland seed collection to farm production.

  • Seed collection with Jeff Quiter, Hedgerow Farms; Tanya Meyer, Yolo Co. RCD
  • Farm production: planting harvesting, processing with Pat Reynolds, CNGA,  Bryan Young, Sacramento Regional Co. Sanitation District, Chris Rose, Solano RCD

Seeds of restoration: Where are they now? Tour the state with virtual “show and tell” site visits and presentations

  • Vic Claassen, Soil Scientist, UC Davis Department of Land, Air and Water Resources
  • Valerie Eviner, Professor, Department of Plant Sciences, UC Davis
  • Southern California with Robert Freese, Irvine Ranch Conservancy/Orange County Parks, Megan Lulow, UC Irvine, Collin Raff, Irvine Ranch Conservancy
  • Pepperwood Preserve, Sonoma County with Michelle Halbur, Preserve Ecologist
  • A look at a native grassland meadow for a residential landscape five years after install with Billy Krimmel, Founder and President, Miridae Landscape Architecture and Construction
  • Russell Ranch Restoration, UC Davis, Yolo County with JP Marié, Manager, UC Davis Putah Creek Marine Reserve
  • Dos Rios Ranch, with Stephen Sheppard, River Partners

Short talks by CNGA Leaders, past and present

  • Perspectives on the past and future of grasslands conservation and restoration

* Registered attendees will be able to view a recording after the event

Download a Flyer Here  

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Continuing Education Credits:

 -SER's Certified Ecological Restoration Practitioner (CERP) program. Pre-approved for 5 CECs continuing education credits. Attendees must request a Certificates of Completion* from CNGA.

*Attendees are responsible for uploading their certificate at

Hordeum brachyantherum (meadow barley), harvested and drying before cleaning. Photo: Hedgerow Farms, Michele Ranieri. 

Many thanks to our Sponsors!



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