Retired professor speaking on forests |

Retired professor speaking on forests

A retired forestry professor will give a talk and slide show titled “Tree Stories, An Evening of Colorful and Unusual Facts About Trees” at 7 p.m. Saturday on San Juan Ridge.

The speaker will be Ronald Lanner, who taught at Utah State University and wrote five books, including his most recent, “Conifers of California,” and “Made for Each Other,” about the symbiotic relationship between pine trees and nuthatches.

The event is being presented by the Yuba Watershed Institute, a nonprofit environmental group, and is sponsored by Skoverski Logging. It will be at North Columbia Schoolhouse Cultural Center, 17894 Tyler Foote Crossing Road. Cost is $8. For information, call 470-0348.

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