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October 2, 2022
10:00 am - 2:00 pm


The Museum of Ventura County
100 E Main Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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Join the Museum of Ventura County in a celebration of oaks and native plants with Dr. David White of Once Upon a Watershed, Dave Muffly of Oaktopia, Jenn Rodriguez of Growing Works, Katie Tilford of TinyPlants, and Melina Watts author of Tree, in partnership with Melissa Baffa of Ventura Land Trust. Feel connected to your county’s environmental community with the local leaders and creatives creating a more sustainable future.

10:00 a.m. – Dr. David White will introduce Oaktober
10:15 a.m. – keynote speaker Dave Muffly will talk on “Oak Reforestation in Times of Climate Change” followed by Q and A.
11:30 a.m. – Author Melina Watts will introduce Melissa Baffa, Executive Director of the Ventura Land Trust, and then Watts will give a talk about the novel Tree and the cycle of paintings inspired by the book created by internationally renowned painter Jeff Sojka.
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. – TinyPlants and Growing Works will be selling beautiful California native plants, so join us, get some gorgeous plants and go wild.

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