Chico Forestry Station and Nursery

Chico Forestry Station and Nursery (HMJTD)

Location: Chico, CA 95928 Butte County
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N 39° 44.709', W 121° 48.586'

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In 1888, the State Board of Forestry established an experimental forestry station and nursery, a companion to the Santa Monica Station established in 1882. The two were the first such stations in the nation. Exotic and native trees were tested and produced for scientific and conservation purposes. The station was operated by the Board of Forestry until 1893.
California Registered
Historical Landmark No. 840-2
Marker Number840-2
Year Placed1972
Placed ByCalifornia State Department of Parks and Recreation California Division of Forestry and the City of Chico
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Date Added Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 12:28pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 601976 N 4400149
Decimal Degrees39.74515000, -121.80976667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 44.709', W 121° 48.586'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 44' 42.54" N, 121° 48' 35.16" W
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Area Code(s)530, 714, 916
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 201-299 Cedar Grove Way, Chico CA 95928, US
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