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September 2020

Benefits of Raised Bed Gardening Webinar

September 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Live Webinar WA United States
Free

WSU Extension Clark County Master Gardener Liz Pike will give step by step instructions on how to design and build your own raised bed gardens. With raised beds, you get a jump on the growing season because the soil is warmer and dries out earlier than conventional row gardening soil. Raised bed gardening can help you to optimize space and reduce weeding chores, too. In collaboration with the Friends of Vancouver Regional Library. Register in advance at https://fvrl.librarymarket.com/benefits-raised-bed-gardening-0. The link…

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2020 Virtual Garden Tours

September 29 @ 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00am on day 29 of the month, repeating until July 29, 2021

Online WA United States
free

Clark County residents can explore 15 local gardens maintained using earth-friendly techniques and hear from the host gardeners during this year’s Natural Garden Tour, hosted in an interactive, virtual format as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The tour incorporates videos and photos of the properties, as well as interviews with local gardeners, into an innovative story map format. The new format allows visitors to view features, such as lawn alternatives, organic produce or pollinator habitat, as interactive map layers…

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Vegetables, Beans and Soups – “You Can” Food Preservation Webinar

September 29 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Zoom Online WA United States
free

Learn the basics of pressure canning vegetables, beans and soups, how to select a pressure canner, why it is used and its safe use. Learn the correct prep for freezing vegetables, beans and soups, broths and packaging. Also covered is the proper storage of your canned and frozen goods, shelf life and more. This is the seventh in a series of 8 classes, take just the ones that interest you or take the entire series. Classes for this series are…

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Whole Farm Planning: Living on the Land Class Series

September 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 9, 2020

$35

What does it mean to be a steward of the land?  It’s a simple idea: care for the land to conserve it for the future.  For 18 years, WSU Clark County Extension’s Small Acreage Program has taught stewardship principles through their Living on the Land class series. This course will be offered fully online this year. This year’s course will not only bring local experts each class to teach key stewardship principles to small acreage land stewards, but students will…

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CANCELED/SUSPENDED – Honeybee Hikes at Leach Botanical Garden

September 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until November 25, 2020

Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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Free – $3

CANCELED/SUSPENDED DUE TO CONCERNS ABOUT COVID-19. Children will walk the trails - listening to the wind and the creek, touching leaves and looking for wildlife like bunnies, woodpeckers and deer. Guides will then read a story and help the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. Ages: 2–5 years, accompanied by an adult. Meets at the Manor House. Dress for the weather. $3 per child, non-walkers free. Punch cards available in the Leach Garden Gift Shop.…

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October 2020

Pressure Canner Gauge Testing Clinic

October 1 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on September 1, 2020 at 10:00am

One event on September 19, 2020 at 10:00am

One event on October 1, 2020 at 10:00am

One event on October 10, 2020 at 10:00am

One event on October 1, 2020 at 3:00pm

WSU Clark County Extension, 78th Street Heritage Farm, 1919 N.E. 78th St.
Vancouver, WA 98665 United States
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free, donations welcome

Clark County Master Food Preservers is hosting drive-through testing from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Aug. 26, Sept. 1, Sept. 19, Oct. 1 and Oct. 10 at WSU Clark County Extension Heritage Farm Parking Lot, 1919 N.E. 78th St., Vancouver. Your gauge will be tested while you remain in your car. This is a free service this year, however, cash or check donations are happily accepted. In order to limit exposure, both the person doing the testing and the…

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Pressure Canner Gauge Testing Clinic

October 1 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
WSU Clark County Extension, 78th Street Heritage Farm, 1919 N.E. 78th St.
Vancouver, WA 98665 United States
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free, donations welcome

Clark County Master Food Preservers is hosting drive-through testing from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Aug. 26, Sept. 1, Sept. 19, and Oct. 10; and 3 to 6 p.m. Oct. 1 at WSU Clark County Extension Heritage Farm Parking Lot, 1919 N.E. 78th St., Vancouver. Your gauge will be tested while you remain in your car. This is a free service this year, however, cash or check donations are happily accepted. In order to limit exposure, both the person…

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CANCELED/SUSPENDED – Leach Botanical Garden First Saturday Free Tours

October 3 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day First of the month, repeating until November 7, 2020

Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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Free

CANCELED/SUSPENDED DUE TO CONCERNS ABOUT COVID-19. Join Gardener/Curator Courtney Vengarick for seasonal explorations of the garden. She will show attendees what's blooming and of seasonal interest, provide useful and engaging information, and share fun stories about the adventurous creators of the garden, Botanist Lilla Leach and pharmacist/civic leader John Leach. Meet in front of the Manor House. Free. No registration required. First come, first served. Maximum tour size 15 visitors. For more information, call 503-823-9504.

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Preserving Meat, Fish and Poultry – “You Can” Food Preservation Webinar

October 6 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Zoom Online WA United States
free

Learn the basics of pressure canning meats, why you use a pressure canner and how to use it safely. Also covered are how to properly package meat, fish and poultry for the freezer and freezing methods. You will also learn how to safely make meat jerky, how to properly store you canned and frozen goods, shelf life and more. This is the final class in a series of 8 classes, in which you could take just the ones that interest…

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Whole Farm Planning: Living on the Land Class Series

October 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 9, 2020

$35

What does it mean to be a steward of the land?  It’s a simple idea: care for the land to conserve it for the future.  For 18 years, WSU Clark County Extension’s Small Acreage Program has taught stewardship principles through their Living on the Land class series. This course will be offered fully online this year. This year’s course will not only bring local experts each class to teach key stewardship principles to small acreage land stewards, but students will…

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Annuals, Perennials, and Grasses with a Fall Twist

October 6 @ 7:00 pm
Free

The Master Gardener Foundation of Clark County presents “Annuals, Perennials, and Grasses with a Fall Twist” with Nancy Chennault, Volunteer Coordinator for Castle Rock Blooms ‘Bloom Team’, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct 6 for an online Zoom meeting. Register in advance at https://wsu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0rf-6srjMrHN0qSSSVGlghO5ITycZAfUmk. Free to the public and members.

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CANCELED/SUSPENDED – Honeybee Hikes at Leach Botanical Garden

October 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until November 25, 2020

Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
+ Google Map
Free – $3

CANCELED/SUSPENDED DUE TO CONCERNS ABOUT COVID-19. Children will walk the trails - listening to the wind and the creek, touching leaves and looking for wildlife like bunnies, woodpeckers and deer. Guides will then read a story and help the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. Ages: 2–5 years, accompanied by an adult. Meets at the Manor House. Dress for the weather. $3 per child, non-walkers free. Punch cards available in the Leach Garden Gift Shop.…

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Pressure Canner Gauge Testing Clinic

October 10 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on September 1, 2020 at 10:00am

One event on September 19, 2020 at 10:00am

One event on October 1, 2020 at 10:00am

One event on October 10, 2020 at 10:00am

One event on October 1, 2020 at 3:00pm

WSU Clark County Extension, 78th Street Heritage Farm, 1919 N.E. 78th St.
Vancouver, WA 98665 United States
+ Google Map
free, donations welcome

Clark County Master Food Preservers is hosting drive-through testing from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Aug. 26, Sept. 1, Sept. 19, Oct. 1 and Oct. 10 at WSU Clark County Extension Heritage Farm Parking Lot, 1919 N.E. 78th St., Vancouver. Your gauge will be tested while you remain in your car. This is a free service this year, however, cash or check donations are happily accepted. In order to limit exposure, both the person doing the testing and the…

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Whole Farm Planning: Living on the Land Class Series

October 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 9, 2020

$35

What does it mean to be a steward of the land?  It’s a simple idea: care for the land to conserve it for the future.  For 18 years, WSU Clark County Extension’s Small Acreage Program has taught stewardship principles through their Living on the Land class series. This course will be offered fully online this year. This year’s course will not only bring local experts each class to teach key stewardship principles to small acreage land stewards, but students will…

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CANCELED/SUSPENDED – Honeybee Hikes at Leach Botanical Garden

October 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until November 25, 2020

Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
+ Google Map
Free – $3

CANCELED/SUSPENDED DUE TO CONCERNS ABOUT COVID-19. Children will walk the trails - listening to the wind and the creek, touching leaves and looking for wildlife like bunnies, woodpeckers and deer. Guides will then read a story and help the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. Ages: 2–5 years, accompanied by an adult. Meets at the Manor House. Dress for the weather. $3 per child, non-walkers free. Punch cards available in the Leach Garden Gift Shop.…

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Whole Farm Planning: Living on the Land Class Series

October 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 9, 2020

$35

What does it mean to be a steward of the land?  It’s a simple idea: care for the land to conserve it for the future.  For 18 years, WSU Clark County Extension’s Small Acreage Program has taught stewardship principles through their Living on the Land class series. This course will be offered fully online this year. This year’s course will not only bring local experts each class to teach key stewardship principles to small acreage land stewards, but students will…

Find out more »

CANCELED/SUSPENDED – Honeybee Hikes at Leach Botanical Garden

October 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until November 25, 2020

Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
+ Google Map
Free – $3

CANCELED/SUSPENDED DUE TO CONCERNS ABOUT COVID-19. Children will walk the trails - listening to the wind and the creek, touching leaves and looking for wildlife like bunnies, woodpeckers and deer. Guides will then read a story and help the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. Ages: 2–5 years, accompanied by an adult. Meets at the Manor House. Dress for the weather. $3 per child, non-walkers free. Punch cards available in the Leach Garden Gift Shop.…

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Whole Farm Planning: Living on the Land Class Series

October 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 9, 2020

$35

What does it mean to be a steward of the land?  It’s a simple idea: care for the land to conserve it for the future.  For 18 years, WSU Clark County Extension’s Small Acreage Program has taught stewardship principles through their Living on the Land class series. This course will be offered fully online this year. This year’s course will not only bring local experts each class to teach key stewardship principles to small acreage land stewards, but students will…

Find out more »

CANCELED/SUSPENDED – Honeybee Hikes at Leach Botanical Garden

October 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until November 25, 2020

Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
+ Google Map
Free – $3

CANCELED/SUSPENDED DUE TO CONCERNS ABOUT COVID-19. Children will walk the trails - listening to the wind and the creek, touching leaves and looking for wildlife like bunnies, woodpeckers and deer. Guides will then read a story and help the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. Ages: 2–5 years, accompanied by an adult. Meets at the Manor House. Dress for the weather. $3 per child, non-walkers free. Punch cards available in the Leach Garden Gift Shop.…

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2020 Virtual Garden Tours

October 29 @ 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 7:00am on day 29 of the month, repeating until July 29, 2021

Online WA United States
free

Clark County residents can explore 15 local gardens maintained using earth-friendly techniques and hear from the host gardeners during this year’s Natural Garden Tour, hosted in an interactive, virtual format as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The tour incorporates videos and photos of the properties, as well as interviews with local gardeners, into an innovative story map format. The new format allows visitors to view features, such as lawn alternatives, organic produce or pollinator habitat, as interactive map layers…

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