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Hedgerow Establishment and Multiple Benefits

November 10

Hedgerows consist of trees, shrubs and perennial forbs planted along roads, fences or field edges. They provide habitat for beneficial insects and pollinators, serve as windbreaks and visual barriers, sequester carbon and protect against soil erosion. Beneficial insects improve forage, crop growth and yield. Hedgerows can produce a crop: lavender, persimmon, nuts, flowers, etc.

Topics

  • Multiple Benefits of Hedgerows
  • Farm Tour with ranch owner, Discussion of Ranch Benefits and Plant Care
  • Design and Plant Selection
  • NRCS EQIP money and CDFA Healthy Soils Program grant support available for hedgerow and other practices
  • Soil improvement and carbon sequestration on working lands
  • Demonstration of planting for maximum success Hedgerow Establishment and Multiple Benefits Hedgerows consist of trees, shrubs and perennial forbs planted along roads, fences or field edges. They provide habitat for beneficial insects and pollinators, serve as windbreaks and visual barriers, sequester carbon and protect against soil erosion. Beneficial insects improve forage, crop growth and yield. Hedgerows can produce a crop: lavender, persimmon, nuts, flowers, etc.

Speakers: Sam Earnshaw (Hedgerows Unl.) John Warner (NRCS), Rebecca King (rancher), Sarah Lopez (rancher), Pam Krone (CMSF), Aidee Guzman (UC Berkeley)

FREE EVENT: Planning and Demonstration Planting to Increase Survival Rate & Benefits

RSVP (to save your spot): Pam Krone pam.krone@noaa.gov or 831-647-4238

 

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November 10
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Venue

Royal Oaks, California, USA

Details

Date:
November 10
Event Category:

Venue

Royal Oaks, California, USA