Master Gardener Foundation of Clark County
The Master Gardener Foundation holds monthly educational meetings, the first Tuesday of each month, except January, July and August. These are held at 7:00 pm at the CASEE Center, 11104 NE 149th Street, Brush Prairie in Building B, Rm 202/205. A volunteer appreciation picnic is held in July. Meetings are open to the public and are held in an ADA compatible meeting room. Upcoming programs are advertised in The Columbian, The Reflector, and The Oregonian, and other publications, as well as on this site and on our Facebook page.
December 3rd Program:
MGF Monthly Educational Meeting
11104 NE 149th St, Bldg B, Rm 202/205, Brush Prairie WA
Meeting time: 7 PM
Bryophytes (Mosses, Hornworts and Liverworts) of Yellowstone National Park
with Dr Judith Harpel
FREE to the public and members. No registration required.
The lecture and slide show presentation will provide an overview on what are bryophytes and how they relate to the vegetation types within Yellowstone National Park. The discussion will also include some of the rare species that occur in the park.
Dr Judith Harpel is the Curator of Bryophites and an Adjunct Professor at the University of British Columbia and has been working with bryophytes for over 30 years. She has done field work in Alaska, Canada, Eastern United States, the Russian Far East and the Pacific Northwest. Currently she has been working on the Yellowstone bryophyte flora for the last nine years.
Watch for more information on future meetings:
January 2014 - NO MEETING
February 4th - Joseph Ziemba, speaking about "Thomas Jefferson, Farmer" and Diana Chernofsky, presentation on the 2013 International MG Conference
March 4th - Monica Maggio from Core Home Fruit Services, presenting "Fruit Trees 101 - 10 Things to Know When You Grow"
April 1st - Rich Affeldt, Agronomist for Cascade Minerals, presenting "What, Why and How to Remineralize the Soil"