Native Plant Nursery:
Upgrades to shadehouse infrastructure at our new nursery site to allow us to grow more native plants -- new benchtops, upgraded irrigation system, automated irrigation controller, industrial hoses, rainwater catchment equipment, and storage containers.
Nursery supplies -- plug trays, upgraded pruners, restoration nursery containers, organic fertilizer, monarch kit supplies, Point of Sale system, mist bench supplies, pathogen tests, and water testing equipment.
Support for our classroom and outdoor, creek-based education programs for K-12 students -- field trips for K-3 graders, Salmon-in-the-Classroom curriculum with field trips for 5th graders, Putah Creek Club and Creek Science Investigations for middle schoolers, and our CreekSpeak presentation series for our communities.
Education supplies -- a variety of education and interpretation materials, including bio-facts, classroom materials, display equipment (Plexiglas displays, Riker mounts), and storage containers.
Work supplies -- gloves, gloves, gloves, shovels, assorted tools and equipment, power tools, training for docents.
Acquisition of upgraded technology for stewardship, education, monitoring, and reporting -- laptop and desktop computers and associated software subscriptions, tablets, field cameras, scopes, and optics.
Immediate funds for seasonal undertakings or one-time opportunities -- projects for restoration partners, unplanned but immediately necessary clean-up events, fire recovery habitat plantings, one-time habitat enhancement opportunities, and high water or erosion control activities following storm events.
Equipment and materials to support the administrative tasks associated with programming, outreach, and organization rebranding -- upgraded technology and software, office equipment, water filtration system, increased cloud storage space, etc.