Seeking Redwood Ambassadors for Arbor Day 4/28!
Fri, Apr 28 9:00am-12:00pm
Science Helpers 22-23
As you may know, the redwood forest is one of the ecosystems found in Santa Clara County that is represented in Hacienda's own Outdoor Classroom (ODC) and Native Garden.  Our redwoods are about 50 years old and have been a keystone of the garden, creating wildlife habitat, precious shade, and many learning opportunities for our students through the years. Due to many ongoing factors, including increasing temperatures, diminishing fog, and severe droughts due to climate change, our redwood forest has been in decline and needs help.  
We are looking for Redwood Ambassadors - YOU - from our Hacienda parent community to work with us to help improve the health of our redwoods through a special Arbor Day project and beyond. On Friday, April 28, 9am-12pm, an arborist will be coming to the ODC to help train a group of Redwood Ambassadors in a project aiming to improve the health of the redwoods.  The project consists of digging holes in the redwood understory in a grid pattern and adding soil amendments into the holes to give the trees the nutrients and water they need.  
Our hope is that the trained Redwood Ambassadors will be committed to helping lead this work in the next year or two, as re-application of soil amendments is probably going to be likely every so often (no more than once or twice a year) depending on the results from this initial application.  
If you are interested in becoming a Redwood Ambassador, please sign up below!  If you have any questions, please reach out to Janny or Jean.


Redwood Rejuventation on Arbor Day Signed Up: 9 / 12

Fri, Apr 28 9:00am-12:00pm
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