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March 2015

Wildlife Refuge Naturalist Volunteer Training

March 12
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Every week until March 19, 2015

Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge: Calling All Volunteer Naturalists!    You are invited to become a Volunteer Naturalist with Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge! As a Volunteer Naturalist, you have the opportunity to instill a sense of wonder for nature in youth and adults alike. Extensive training based in national environmental education curricula is provided at no cost. Training in environmental education basics, interpretive story telling, leading youth and adults, and the history of the Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge…

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Hillsboro Parks and Recreation In the Garden Series: Starting Your Vegetable Garden

March 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

The first day of spring is fast approaching and your indoor vegetable starts are ready for planting.Explore the process of starting your own vegetable garden and learn about OSU Extension Service vegetable variety recommendations, how to select your site and prepare your soil, optimal planting times, how to assess water and fertilization needs, and general garden maintenance from an expert.Go home ready to create a lush and verdant spring or summer garden. Date:       3/12/2015 Day:         Thursday Time:      6:30 – 8…

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Wildlife Refuge Naturalist Volunteer Training

March 19
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Every week until March 19, 2015

Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge: Calling All Volunteer Naturalists!    You are invited to become a Volunteer Naturalist with Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge! As a Volunteer Naturalist, you have the opportunity to instill a sense of wonder for nature in youth and adults alike. Extensive training based in national environmental education curricula is provided at no cost. Training in environmental education basics, interpretive story telling, leading youth and adults, and the history of the Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge…

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Annual Invasive Species and Exotic Pest Workshop in Stevenson

March 19
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Tree School

March 21

OSU Extension’s Annual Tree School will be held March 21, 2015. You can check their website for last year’s class list and to sign up for updates about the 2015 registration period at http://extension.oregonstate.edu/clackamas/tree-school-0.   They are offering 70 classes, with 10 new classes including: Oregon Season Trackers Plant Propagation Fire, Fuels and Hazard Reduction Fire Ecology Attracting Beneficial Insects to your Farm Successful Transfer of Your Forestland Riparian Forestry Rule Changes   Catalogs will be in the mail by…

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Native plant ID walk

March 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Saturday, March 21 1-3 PM Native Plants of Columbia County — easy walk at Nob Hill Nature Park St Helens, Oregon 97051 Join the Friends of Nob Hill Nature Park and the Native Plant Society of Oregon for an easy, low-key stroll through Nob Hill Nature Park to view trillium and fawn lily in an area currently undergoing restoration.  NHNP is a 6.6-acre oak woodland, perched on a basalt bluff.  It overlooks the Columbia River.  Visit the park and give…

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April 2015

Hillsboro Parks and Recreation In the Garden Series: Keep Your Soil Healthy and See Your Garden Grow

April 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Did you know it takes 500 years to produce one inch of soil, or that earthworms consume 2 tons of dry matter per acre per year? Did you know that a 1% increase in soil organic matter results in as much as 25,000 gallons of available water per acre? Learn about soil and how to keep it healthy as you explore the magical world of worms and microbes and discover the dark and muddy secret of flourishing gardens – healthy…

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$90

ACRES: Agricultural Composting Resources and Education Series

April 3
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This class is a two week series.
North Willamette Research & Extension Center,
15210 NE Miley Road, Aurora, OR, OR 97002 United States
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Agricultural Composting Resources & Education Series   Agricultural Composting Resources & Education Series April 3 and April 10, 2015 North Willamette Research & Extension Center 15210 NE Miley Rd., Aurora, OR 97002. Registration fee: $90 per person Click here to register Contact Heidi Noordijk (971-801-0392) for more information. Attend both days. On April 3 with a small team you will build a compost pile using a wide variety of materials, then on April 10 you will evaluate the performance of…

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Soil School 2015

April 4

Got Dirt? Then join us at Soil School! It will be a day packed full of information for small farmers, landscapers, gardeners, grounds managers and anyone else who wants to improve the health of their soil. Why is soil important? The health of your soil determines the health of everything that grows in it—the food you eat, the products you sell…and the natural world that is sustained by it. Attendees will learn about soil structure, texture and composition and get…

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Hillsboro Parks and Recreation In the Garden Series: Intensive Gardening, Square-Foot by Square-Foot

April 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Have a small garden? Wonder how to make the most of it? Take it to the next level – up! An OSU Extension Master Gardener shares easy and fun techniques for using every inch! Learn how to plant densely, plant up with vertical gardening, inter-planting techniques, succession planting, day length strategies, cultivar choices and more! Be inspired! Date:       4/9/2015 Day:         Thursday Time:      6:30 – 8 pm Place:      Hillsboro Main Library 2850 NE Brookwood Pkwy, Hillsboro, OR 97124 Fee:         Free

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