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Casino Night Saturday 24th

At Jim Dibble’s Barn 425 Rainsville Road Petaluma

6:30 PM

You can’t afford not to come!!!!

At the end of the evening you will exchange your winnings for raffle tickets!

Great Food Great Raffle Prizes Great Fun

$35 per person Includes: Dinner One Free Drink AND $35 in Gambling Chips Proceeds to benefit LEAF scholarship fund!!!

North Coast Chapter Events September 24th – Casino Night and LEAF Fundraiser – Jim Dibble’s Barn in Petaluma October 18th - Dinner Meeting - TBA

CLCA North Coast Chapter



CLCA North Coast Chapter P.O. Box 1621 Sebastopol, CA 95473



SEPTEMBER 2011 In this Issue Page 2.………….Thanks to Golf Tournament Sponsors and Coordinators Page 4…………..HR Alert – Immigration 101 – The Basics Page 9…………..Cool Trees are the Answer by Tobias Kane Page 11………….Landscape Industry Show Page 12…………Greywater Part II – Single Fixture Systems Page 16…………The Children’s Garden Page 19…………Construction Begins on Recycled Water Reservoir “This Publication is Printed on Recycled Paper” North Coast Chapter of the California Landscape Contractors Association

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Page 3 North Coast Chapter Board Members

Immediate – Past President Charlie Thompson Cagwin & Dorward (415) 892-7710 President Charlie Thompson Cagwin & Dorward (415) 892-7710 Secretary Lyndsey Kornmaier Coast Landscape Mgmt. (707) 332-8999 Treasurer Lisa Stratton Cagwin & Dorward (415) 798-1753 Web Guru & Golf Guy Michael O’Connell O’Connell Landscape (707) 462-9729

Associate Member Chair Kevin Kohl Ewing Irrigation (415) 457-9530 Membership Co-Chairs Jeff Hausman Gardenworks, Inc. (707) 974-5799 CLT State Committee Liaison Dave Iribarne City of Petaluma (707) 778-4591 Programs Chair Ben Kopshever Sonoma Mountain Landscape (707) 695-2429 Legislative Chair Kjell Kallman Grab n’ Grow (707) 333-7694

Education Chair Salvador Ledezma Jr. Gardenworks, Inc (707) 974-5800 Chapter General Board Members Jeff Jones John Deere Landscapes (925) 595-6115 Luis Lua Cagwin & Dorward (415) 720-6624 Will Jenkel Lampson Tractor (707) 206-2294 Owen Mitchell Mitchell Landscapes (415) 717-6214 Tyler Doherty Cal West Rentals (707) 694-9108

Awards Chair Brigid Flagerman Bertotti Landscaping (415) 720-0065

North Coast CLCA Executive Director & Journal Editor

Connie Salinas P.O. Box 1621 Sebastopol, CA 95473 Phone 707-829-5487 Fax 707-829-5487

CLCA 2010 State Officers PRESIDENT Robert Wade, CLP,CLIA Wade Landscape Phone: (949) 494-2130 PRESIDENT-ELECT Eric Watanabe Majestic Pools & Landscape (818) 831-1390 EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Sharon McGuire Phone: (800) 448-2522, ext. 13 FAX: (916) 446-7692

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The North Coast Chapter’s 2011 partners We would like to thank and acknowledge the following for signing on with our new Sponsorship Program thus far!!! DIAMOND PARTNERS Hunter/FX Luminaire Wyatt Irrigation Horizon PLATINUM PARTNERS John Deere Landscapes Ewing Irrigation GOLD PARTNERS LCIS CONTRACTOR PARTNERS Cagwin & Dorward (2) Gardenworks Inc.

The North Coast Chapter would like to thank all the above companies who have become “Sponsor Partners” in this, our first year offering the program.

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I would like to introduce you to Greg Van Trump. He will be reviewing landscape plans from this point forward. He can be reached by email ( or by calling the plan review phone number at 415-945-1497. I have accepted a position with the City of Tacoma in Washington State. Best Regards, Mark Guthrie - Water Conservation Specialist III - Marin Municipal Water District - (415) 945-1498

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“A child can ask questions that a wise man cannot answer” ~Author Unknown

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Russ Clarke Sales Representative

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Enjoy the Rest of Your Summer!!!

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LANDSCAPES UNLIMITED NURSERY 4330 Bodega Avenue, Petaluma, CA 94952 Phone: (707) 778-0136 Fax: (707) 778-0633

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