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BIG Spring Guide #3

The Laguna Foundation Is Excited To Offer New Ways To Connect To The Laguna From Home!

Sonoma County, CA. ~ Have you ever wondered how climate change will impact the Laguna de Santa Rosa watershed? Why does the Santa Rosa Plain have unique habitats such as vernal pools? What is stream pi- racy and what does it have to do with Co- peland Creek? Learn the an- swers to these big-p icture , landscape-scale ques- tions during this webinar and use your knowledge to become a better wa- tershed steward. Wendy will give an introduc-

tion to the physical La- guna watershed, from how the watershed was formed to why we have

toration and Conserva- tion Science Programs in January 2015. She is a wetland plant ecolo-

received a PhD from UC Davis as part of a multidisciplinary study of riparian restoration on The Na- ture Con- servancy’s Cosumnes River Pre- serve. Prior to joining the Foundation, she was a research fac- ulty member at the Uni- versity of Ne- vada, Reno where her research fo-

the unique water quality problems that we have today and what we can do about them. Dr. Wendy Trowbridge became Director of Res-

gist who has worked in a variety of systems from the Sacramento River to Ruby Lakes in Northern Nevada to rangelands in Western China. She

cused on invasive spe- cies, wetland commu- nities and aquatic food webs. In addition to her academic experience, she has taught environ- mental education, man- aged a native plant nurs- ery, and volunteered counting hawks for the Golden Gate Raptor Observatory.


Maggie Hart, Outreach Coordinator

Laguna de Santa Rosa Foundation

900 Sanford Road, Santa Rosa, CA 95401 (707) 527-9277 ext 100 maggiehart@la-

The Class:

A User’s Guide to the Watershed

Webinar by Dr. Wendy Trowbridge, Laguna Foundation’s Director of Restoration

Thursday, May 14, 12:00pm - 1:00pm Free. Pre-registration required.

Pg 8 • MAY 2020 • UPBEAT TIMES, INC. “The ocean was magical to her, its depths and mysteries were boundless, its call irresistible.” – Jeff Mariotte JOKES & Humor #3

The teacher of the earth science class was lecturing on map reading.

After explaining about latitude, longitude, degrees and minutes the teacher asked, “Suppose I asked you to meet me for lunch at 23 degrees, 4 minutes north latitude and 45 degrees, 15 minutes east longitude?”

After a confused silence, a voice volunteered, “I guess you’d be eating alone.”

A guy walks into the doctor’s office. There is a banana stuck in one of his ears, a cucumber in the other ear, and a carrot stuck in one nostril.


The man says, “Doc, this is terrible. What’s wrong with me?” The doctor says, “Well, first of all, you need to eat more sensibly.”

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