The President’s Corner
Please do come to the April 12th branch meeting. In addition to another excellent program, the branch will: (1) vote to whether or not to increase Redlands Branch dues from $20 to $25, (2) adopt the proposed 2014-2015 Budget, (3) elect Branch Officers for 2014-2016, and (4) vote to amend the Branch Bylaws. Information on #1-3 can be found in the March newsletter and information #4 was sent to members on March 11.
Many thanks to Jane Roberts for inviting and hosting our March LAF speaker, Kathy Bull. Kathy received a standing ovation for her 40 minute detailed account of the background of her case and the pivotal role of LAF support in her successful Title IX lawsuit.
April Branch Meeting: “Sustainability & Water Conservation”
Janet Hartin will be speaking on Sustainability and Water Conservation in our landscapes. Janet has a BS and MS Horticulture from the University of Minnesota. From 1984 to the present she is an Environmental Horticulturist, Univ. of CA Cooperative Extension. As an advisor, she conducts applied research and extends knowledge in sustainable landscaping, focusing on water conservation.
Hartin regularly partners with fellow UC academics and industry leaders to conduct workshops and seminars for public and private groups. She is a member of the statewide UC Division of Agriculture & Natural Resources (ANR) with multiple areas of expertise. She is also a member of the statewide Master Gardener advisory committee.