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Make Every Drop of Water Count: Efficient Irrigation, Smart Controllers and Climate Appropriate Shade Trees

  • 06/28/2017
  • 7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Clovis Community College Center, 10309 N Willow Ave, Academic Center 1, Room 150, Fresno, CA 93730


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7:30am             Sign In and Breakfast

8:00 am            Welcome - Laura Gromis, Executive Director, USGBC Central California

8:10 am            Department of Water Resources Update – What’s New, What’s Up –

Julie Saare-Edmonds, DWR

8:30 am            Fine-Tuning Your Irrigation for Mitigating Water and Pesticide Runoff - Jim Borneman, Ewing Irrigation

                            Indoor presentation and Outdoor Hands-On Session

9:30 am            Break

9:45 am            Fine-Tuning (continued)

11:00 am          Key Learnings from UC Mature Landscape Study - Dave Fujino, UC Davis

11:45 noon      Lunch

12:30 pm          Smart Irrigation Controllers – How smart are they? -  Loren Oki, UC Davis

1:15 pm            Landscape Research Update - Maggie Reiter, UCCE Fresno, Madera, Tulare, Kings County

1:30 pm            Break

1:45 pm            Trees for Fresno and Tree City Designation - Jon Bushoven, Fresno State; Brad Greenbury, USGBC Central California

2:15 pm            Best Management Strategies for Healthy Trees - Maggie Reiter, UCCE Fresno County

3:00 pm            End

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