Tahoe Resource Conservation District

Archives: December 2014

Come Grow with Us! Become a Master Gardener of Lake Tahoe

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Do you enjoy getting your hands dirty? Do you enjoy sharing your knowledge? Do you want to meet new people who share your gardening passion?

Then you sound like an ideal candidate to become a Master Gardener of Lake Tahoe. You will be trained by the University of California Cooperative Extension in science-based horticulture and then volunteer to teach others on sustainable gardening practices.

 Applications Due January 16th

 12 – Week Training Session

Fridays: March 13, 20, 27 – April 17 & 24 – May 1, 8, 15 & 29

Saturdays: March 21 & 28 – May 2

Cost: $185 (includes books and resources)

Classes held at Lake Tahoe Community College from 10am – 3pm

Apply at: http://ucanr.edu/uccemglt-application


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The 2014 Field Season has Ended

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Photo of Private Garden Tahoe BMPs

After a busy field season the Tahoe RCD will no longer be offering BMP or Landscape Conservation assistance until further notice. Please visit the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency Stormwater Program website for BMP resources, TahoeBMP.org. To learn more about Tahoe Friendly Landscaping Practices, contact the UCCE Master Gardeners of Lake Tahoe at http://cecentralsierra.ucanr.edu/Master_Gardeners/LTMG/

Thank you for taking action to stop stormwater pollution in the Lake Tahoe Basin. Learn more about what you can do on the stormwater webpage and follow us on Facebook.

Don’t miss the resources on our Landscape Conservation webpage and check back to learn how your property can become Tahoe Friendly Landscape Certified in 2015.

All our services are grant funded and subject to change.

Thank you!