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Events & Workshops

Tuolumne County Department of Agriculture

December 2019 Continuing Education Workshop

Date: December 4, 2019, 9:00 AM to 12:15 PM
Location: 18440 Striker Court in Sonora


9:00 - 10:00   - Top 10 Violations
10:15 - 12:15 - Noxious Weeds, Forages, and Natives of the Sierra Nevada

Call the Tuolumne County Agriculture Department at: 

209-533-5691 or email gshutler@co.tuolumne.ca.us 

Download the Continuing Educaiton Workshop flyer.

Prescribed Fire on Private Lands Workshop

Two Dates & Locations:

December 13, 2019
Chico State University’s Big Chico Creek Reserve
3521 14 Mile House Rd in Forest Ranch, CA

Workshop Topics

  • Permitting and legal considerations
  • CalFire's Vegetation Management Program
  • Fire weather forecasting and online tools
  • Air quality and smoke management
  • Prescribed burn associations
  • Local fire history
  • Fire terms and fire behavior
  • Burn plan development
  • Burn unit preparation
  • Tools and equipment

This workshop is designed for landowners and managers looking to gain skills in prescribed fire planning and implementation. The first day will consist of classroom lecture, instruction, and exercises. 

The registration fee is $30. Space is limited.

Register on the Rx Workshop's webpage.

Download workshop flyer.

For questions, contact Susie Kocher, sdkocher@ucanr.edu (530) 542-2571.

Forest Stewardship Workshops

Announcing a series of three-day California Forest Stewardship Workshops 

January 11, 12 & 25: UC Coop Extension Office, Ukiah 

February 1, 2 & 8: University of California, Berkeley

March 7, 8 & 14: Shasta College, Redding

This workshop series will help landowners develop plans to improve and protect their forest lands in an ecologically and economically sustainable manner. The workshops will address management objectives and planning, forest restoration, fuels reduction, project development, permitting, and cost-share opportunities. Participants will connect with other landowners and learn how to collect information to develop their own management plans.


Registration for the workshop costs $60. Lunches on two days and materials will be provided. Registration will be available at http://ucanr.edu/forestryworskhopregistration by November 15th.

For more information see the Forest Stewardship Workshops webpage.

Farm Advisor's Meetings

Maximising the Efficiency of Airblast Spraying: Full Canopy

This event has been postponed until later.

Principles of Fruit & Nut Tree Growth, Cropping & Management

Dates: March 23 - April 2, 2020
Location: University of California, Davis campus

Registration is now open! This course is very unique and is perfect for new orchard farmers.

Scholarships are available- but you have to apply by Nov. 1 (next Friday)!

For more information, see the online workshop brochure or go to the Principles of Fruit & Nut Tree Growth, Cropping & Management webpage.

Please address any questions to fruitsandnuts@ucdavis.edu