Gardening and Agriculture
Go behind the scenes at the Hastings Reserve to examine the social structure of acorn woodpeckers and western bluebirds and take a look at the restoration of California's native grasslands. The Hastings Reserve, the University of California Natural Reserve System's (NRS) Biological Field Station in the Santa Lucia mountain range in Monterey, was set aside in 1937 to be managed with minimal disturbance providing researchers an important ecosystem for study.
Terry Prichard, UC Cooperative Extension Water Management Specialist, introduces a class of UC Master Gardeners to irrigation and water management strategies. Topics include plant water use, irrigation systems and discussion of the components of a good drip irrigation system.