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CNGA's 16th Annual Field Day at Hedgerow Farms

  • Friday, April 05, 2024
  • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Hedgerow Farms, 21905 Co Rd 88, Winters, CA 95694
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(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • Member fee for in person Field Day at Hedgerow Farms
  • Non-Member fee for in person Field Day at Hedgerow Farms
  • Student fee for in person Field Day at Hedgerow Farms. Please email a copy of your Student ID to We will send you a registration code to complete your registration.

CNGA's 16th Annual Field Day at Hedgerow Farms

Grasslands Where You Least Expect Them

Friday, April 5, 2024

21905 County Rd 88, Winters, CA 95694

Join us April 5th for a fun, educational, and hands-on Field Day experience where you can connect with others and gain insights into the extraordinary grasslands of California through engaging presentations by a diverse group of speakers and guides. Explore the breathtaking landscapes and native plant cultivation areas at Hedgerow Farms in Winters through hayrides and walking tours. Connect with fellow attendees and discover valuable resources at exhibitor tables hosted by local nonprofits and Field Day Sponsors. It's sure to be a fun-filled and educational experience for all!

  • CNGA Members: $120
  • Non-Members: $160
  • Students (with ID): $50

Morning refreshments and lunch provided

Bring a water bottle and comfortable clothing for outdoor activities

8:00 am Check in and refreshments

Program 8:45 am to 4:00 pm 

Download a full agenda here 


Justin Valliere, Assistant Professor of Cooperative Extension, Invasive Weed & Restoration Ecology, UC Davis Dept. of Plant Sciences

Targeted mowing to restore remnant native grasslands: upsides and downsides above and belowground

Erica Williams, Senior Project Manager/San Geronimo Field Director, Trust for Public Land

Rewilding Golf Courses: Challenges and Opportunities

Susan Harrison, Professor and Chair, Dept. of Environmental Science and Policy, UC Davis

An Assessment of Native Seed Needs and the Capacity for their Supply: Final Report of the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine, 2023

LUNCHTIME LIGHTNING TALKS: A Whirlwind Tour of Unexpected Grasslands

  • Urban/Suburban Green Infrastructure Projects:  Haven Kiers – Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture, UC Davis
  • City Parks: Alex Lepper – Elk Grove Parks Department
  • Golf Courses: Jim Culley –Seed King Enterprises LLC
  • Solar Panels: Kathleen Ave – SMUD Sr. Climate & Ecosystem Strategist
  • Vineyards: Kendra Altnow – Sand Point Wines, LANGETWINS Family Winery and Vineyards

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