How Green is Your Grow: Best Management Practices for Cannabis

Save the Date: GROWING GREEN for the YUBA
Sunday, April 30

Join us at the Love Building in Grass Valley for this daylong informational workshop with local and regional experts 

Presentations on regulation, soil health and nutrient use, water catchment, legal issues, a case study in permitting and more, will highlight best management practices for cannabis cultivation that will safeguard the Yuba watershed.

Event Details

When:  Sunday, April 30, 9:30am – 4:30pm

Where:  Love Building, Condon Park, 660 Minnie Street, Grass Valley, CA

This event is free and open to the public.
Lunch will be available for purchase from No Pho King Way
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Questions? Contact Frieda Slavin at: frieda@syrcl.org or 530-265-5961 ext. 203.

The environmental impacts of unregulated, large-scale cannabis cultivation are real. The overuse of chemical fertilizers, pesticides and herbicides pollutes the water and poisons wildlife. Illegal water diversions result in dry creeks. Deforested and poorly graded land damages habitat for native fish and wildlife. So-called “trespass grows” on public lands wreak havoc on the landscape. SYRCL remains committed to sharing educational information that protects the river from potential negative impacts and calls upon our community to make sure that the environmental impacts on the Yuba River are not overlooked.

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SYRCL’s vision is that people will see that well-regulated agriculture – which is what cannabis cultivation could be – should not harm water quality, fish and wildlife. We’re addressing the sustainable cultivation issue through collaborative leadership, science, stewardship and education. As a community we can educate each other to ensure cannabis is grown in an environmentally responsible and sustainable way.

Join us on April 30th and learn how to protect the Yuba while managing your grow.

A huge thanks to our sponsors! We couldn’t do it without the support of our local community and all of you!

We are currently accepting sponsors for the 3rd Annual Growing Green for the Yuba. If you’d like to get involved, please contact Julie Pokrandt at julie@syrcl.org or 530-265-5961 ext. 214 or download our sponsorship form.

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