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March 2021

Bring Back the Pollinators!

March 2 @ 7:00 pm
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The Master Gardener Foundation of Clark County presents "Bring Back the Pollinators!" with Matthew Shepherd, Director of Communications and Outreach of The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation, at 7 p.m. March 2.  Register in advance at www.mgfcc.com/events.html. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with information about joining the meeting. Bees are struggling due to habitat loss, pesticides, and disease, but the good news is that there are things we can do to make our landscape better for bees…

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DirtHugger Virtual Tour

March 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Online via Zoom WA United States
Free

Guest Speaker Pierce Louis, co-founder of DirtHugger, will give a virtual tour of the composting facility, share about the composting process and answer questions. Register ahead to receive the Zoom link at https://clarkgreenneighbors.org/en/70-virtual-events/694-dirthugger-virtual-tour For any other questions, contact Shannon Hunter, shannon.hunter@clark.wa.gov.

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Preparing Your Home and Landscape for Wildfire Webinar

March 8 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Live Webinar WA United States
free

At 6 p.m. on March 8, Ashley Blazina, Community Wildfire Preparedness Coordinator with Washington Department of Natural Resources, will offer a free presentation about how to make your home and landscape more fire-resilient including tips that households on any budget can employ. Whether from controlled, deliberate burns by indigenous people or through unintentional wild fires such as those that ripped through Southwest Washington in 2020, at some point in time, all of Washington State has been shaped by fire. Register…

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Shinrin Yoku: Guided Walks

March 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on March 21, 2021 at 10:00am

Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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$40

Forest Bathing is inspired by the Japanese practice of Shinrin Yoku and offers more than physiological shifts; it shares a space to connect deeply with the natural world and remember our interconnectedness with all life. While on the walk, participants will receive a series of guided invitations to support a unique interaction with the land. Each walk has a separate registration and fee. Masks and physical distancing required. COVID-19 protocols will be provided after registration and must be agreed to. Last…

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Shinrin Yoku: Guided Walks

March 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on March 21, 2021 at 10:00am

Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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$40

Forest Bathing is inspired by the Japanese practice of Shinrin Yoku and offers more than physiological shifts; it shares a space to connect deeply with the natural world and remember our interconnectedness with all life. While on the walk, participants will receive a series of guided invitations to support a unique interaction with the land. Each walk has a separate registration and fee. Masks and physical distancing required. COVID-19 protocols will be provided after registration and must be agreed to. Last…

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April 2021

Introduction to Mushroom Identification

April 12 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Online via Zoom WA United States
$25

This class will cover the basics of mushroom identification for beginners, including mushrooms’ physical features, lifestyles, ecology and fun anecdotes about mushroom oddities and beauty. The species presented are mostly from the Pacific Northwest, but the basic identification skills are the same for mushrooms anywhere. Leah Bendlin is a Portland based mushroom and community science enthusiast. She caught the mycology bug after her first outing hunting chanterelles with a friend. Amazed at the diversity of mushrooms that day, she set…

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Common Spring Mushrooms Identification

April 19 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Online via Zoom WA United States
$20

In this presentation, participants will learn some of the most common and memorable mushrooms found in spring in the Pacific Northwest. We will focus on common edibles like oysters and morels, as well as less commonly noticed, but interesting and beautiful species. We will learn how to tell edibles apart from poisonous or just otherwise tricky potential lookalikes, noting particular physical features and habitats that will help you to identify them on your own. This class will be held online…

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