Monday, June 1, 2020

Fire-wise Landscaping - Online class presented by the UCCE Master Gardeners of Amador County

Online Class - Fire-wise Landscaping
Presented by UCCE Master Gardeners
Serving Amador, El Dorado, Calaveras & Tuolumne Counties 
 530-621-5512 * For our class schedules, visit
Amador County Class
Join us for an online class... Fire-wise Landscaping

There are many advantages to living in or near a forested area of the foothills. However, these environments require care and maintenance to stay healthy and fire safe. The UCCE Master Gardeners of Amador County will be offering a free Public Education class, "Fire-wise Landscaping" on Saturday, June 6, 2020. This class will focus on how best to maintain and keep healthy the forested landscape to improve fire safety around our homes, from natural vegetation to compatible plantings and appropriate fire-resistant landscaping. The class will include a brief update on the effects of drought and bark beetles and how to reduce future tree mortality; reforestation do's and don’ts; information on when and how to water different plantings effectively; the importance of thinning overcrowded vegetation; removing slash and maintaining defensible space; and planting the right tree in the right place.  

Join us for this online Zoom class - Fire-wise Landscaping

Register in advance for this class:
You will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting that will include a meeting ID and a password (and phone number if you need to call in) for the day of our class once you have registered.

The Central Sierra Victory Gardens 2020
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Open to ANY resident of Calaveras, Amador, El Dorado or Tuolumne Counties

Share your veggie, fruit & herb gardens, photos, progress, trials, and successes with others as we share information, resources and our own gardens.
Connect with other local gardeners, be less isolated and go outdoors and be productive in these trying times.

Our main push as UCCE Master Gardeners is to share gardening information to the home gardeners of our communities. Help us accomplish our goal by using this group to connect and share with others in your area.
We’d love it if you’d also invite your gardening friends to join us, and share our new group!
COVID-19 Update
Currently we are in phase 2 resumption of activities due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Master Gardener events will for the foreseeable future be limited. Please see our calendar of events for learning opportunities.

The University of California working in cooperation with County Government and the United States Department of Agriculture. 
Should you need assistance or require special accommodations for any of our educational programs, please contact us at 530-621-5502.

It is the policy of the University of California (UC) and the UC Division of Agriculture & Natural Resources not to engage in discrimination against or harassment of any person in any of its programs or activities (Complete nondiscrimination policy statement can be found at ). Inquiries regarding ANR's nondiscrimination policies may be directed to UCANR, Affirmative Action Compliance & Title IX Officer, University of California, Agriculture and Natural Resources, 2801 Second Street, Davis, CA 95618, (530) 750-1397.
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