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 p.m. 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, as well as on this site and on our Facebook page.
June 4th Program:
Vegetation Management for the New Age Gardener
Emelie McKain, the education and outreach coordinator from the Clark County Vegetation Management, a division of Clark County Environmental Services will present a very informative program on noxious weeds and how to identify them.
FREE to the public and members. No registration required.
Clark County Vegetation Management, a division of Clark County Environmental Services is your local source for information on noxious weed identification, control, reporting and management. Emelie McKain is the education and outreach coordinator for Vegetation Management and is spearheading several new programs this year; utilizing technology to put identifying, mapping and reporting noxious weeds at your fingertips. She comes with years of expertise in invasive species research, identification, mapping and management. Enjoy learning more about what Vegetation Management do for the county and several free programs you can be a part of. In this session you will also receive updates on local noxious weeds as well as ways to identify and report noxious weeds when you see them, where you see them. Learn how to take part in their citizen science campaign by letting your garden, backyard, local trail or park also become your reporting field.
Watch for more information on future meetings:
July 9th - Volunteer Appreciation Picnic at 6 PM
August - NO MEETING
September 3rd - Nancy Chennault, The Plant Station, speaking on "The Gardens at Sandy Bend"
October 1st - Samantha Hatch, Eastfork Nursery, speaking on "All Things You Need to Know About Japanese Maples"
November 5th - Heather Havens, Concentrates Inc, speaking on "Natural Fertilization and Soil Management"
December 3rd - Dr Judy Harpel, Bryologist, speaking about "Mosses, Hornworts and Liverworts"
Click on the contact link if you want more information on our monthly educational programs.