What is Phytophthora and Sudden Oak Death? A Talk & Restoration Day With Save the Bay

11/19/2016, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

EcoCenter, 2560 Embarcadero Road, Palo Alto

For map and directions, click here.

Cost:
Free! This event is open to all ages. No scientific background required, only scientific curiosity!


What's Happening:

Join Environmental Volunteers and Save the Bay for a special talk on the impact of Phytophthora and Sudden Oak Death on the health of bay area ecosystems. Following the talk, Save the Bay will lead a short restoration activity to enhance the native flora and fauna of the Palo Alto Baylands Nature Preserve. The event meets at the EcoCenter and will include a short walk through the preserve to the restoration site.

Click here to register and reserve your spot(s). The event is limited to 35 participants. For questions or more information about the program, please contact Brittany at Brittany@EVols.org. We look forward to seeing you there!

We encourage you to bring the following items:

- Comfortable, layered clothing
- A jacket for windy conditions
- Comfortable walking/hiking shoes (closed toe)
- Sunscreen
- Hat
- Water

Presenter's Bio: Jessie Olson, Nursery Manager at Save the Bay

Jessie Olson serves as Nursery Manager, overseeing the propagation over 35,000 native plants in Save the Bay’s three nursery facilities throughout the bay. This past year, she facilitated the construction of a third nursery for the propagation of 70,000 additional plants for the Oro Loma Horizontal Levee project, bringing Save the Bay’s total plants grown to over 100,000 in 2014-15.