Workshop Videos

Have you missed any of SYRCL’s Growing Green for the Yuba Workshops? Check out the videos below!

Healthy Soil for Less: Making the Most of Your Site

Brian Chaplin, Wade Laughter and Krsna Bryant, local farmers who are seasoned in soil amending and passionate about protecting the Yuba River watershed, share their wealth of soil-building knowledge and offer sound advice on best management practices. Learn from their experiences how to prevent overuse of water, reduce the need for excess nutrients, and protect your plants from pests all while protecting your pocket book. (11/16/2017)

Looking Toward Compliance, Water Catchment For a Healthy Yuba

Karuna Warren, environmental engineer with WaterNow offers sound advice on best management practices and provides accessible solutions for rainwater harvest, usage, storage and the compliance process provides simple-solutions and cost-effective suggestions on water system improvements that can be easily implemented in your garden. (10/19/2017)


Simple Solutions for Water Conservation & Updates on Water Use Regulations

John Whalin with Sierra Plumbing Supply provides simple-solutions and cost-effective suggestions on water system improvements that can be easily implemented in your garden.  Trey Sherrell, Environmental & Regulatory Compliance Consultant, formerly with the Central Valley Water Quality Control Board provides an update on recent regulatory changes. (7/11/2017)


Growing Green for the Yuba, Ecological Perspectives on Forest Management

Greg Porter with Porter Engineering, Inc. and Zeno Acton of Acton Arboriculture offer theories and solutions for erosion control and ecologically-minded perspectives on how to improve and maintain plant, tree and vegetation health through proper forest management, participants will gain insights into how to manage a sustainable grow. (6/13/2017)


Growing Green for the Yuba, Introduction & Updates on Regulation

Introduction with Rachel Hutchinson, River Science Director, South Yuba River Citizens League
Regulation update with Hezekiah Allen, Executive Director, California Growers Association.
(4/30/2017)


Best Management Practices for Watershed Health with Q & A

Restore California with Kevin Carmichael, Attorney, Harvest Law Group
The State Water Board’s General Order with Griffin Perea, Senior Engineering Geologist, Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board
Best Management Practices for Watershed Health with Trey Sherrell, Environmental Compliance Consultant
(4/30/2017)


Legal Panel with Q & A

Stephen Munkelt, Munkelt Law Office
Jennifer Granger, The Law Office of Jennifer M. Granger
Heather Burke, The Law Offices of Heather Burke
(4/30/2017)


Soil, Water & Nutrients Panel

Proper Irrigation — John Whalin, Sierra Plumbing Supply
Soil, Can You Dig It? — Darlene Markey, Sweetland Garden Mercantile
(4/30/2017)


Humboldt: A Case Study in Permitting

Introduction — Diana Gamzon, Director, Nevada County Cannabis Alliance
Moderator — Hezekiah Allen, Executive Director, California Growers Association
Panel — Terra Joy Carver, Executive Director, Humboldt County Growers Alliance
& Nathan Whittington, California Growers Association and Humboldt County Growers Alliance
(4/30/2017)


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

Growing Green for the Yuba 2017 is presented with appreciation to the Rose Foundation, and organized in coordination with the Nevada County Cannabis Alliance. To help sponsor this important educational program and upcoming workshops, please contact Julie Pokrandt at julie@syrcl.org or 530-265-5961 ext. 214 or download our sponsorship form.