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Soil School 2017

April 8 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

| $30.00 - $50.00

Soil School 2017 will be a day packed full of information for small acreage farmers, landscapers, gardeners, grounds managers and anyone else who wants to improve their soil. The health of your soil determines the health of everything growing in it—the food you eat and the crops you produce.

Register for Soil School

When:  Saturday, April 8, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Check-in from 8:00-8:30 a.m.)

Where:  PCC Rock Creek Event Center, 17705 NW Springville Road, Portland

Cost:  $30 per person or $50 for two people (Breakfast snacks and lunch are provided)

Attendees will learn about soil structure, composition and test analysis. Sessions also include planting for pollinators, cover crops, irrigation, landscaping with native plants, composting, invasive weeds, fungi, permaculture, composting, pest management, and rebuilding urban soils.

Speakers/panelists to date include:

  • James “Dr. Soil” Cassidy, Oregon State University soil scientist
  • Dean Moberg, Natural Resources Conservation Service
  • Weston Miller, OSU Extension Community & Urban Horticulturist
  • Kim Galland, Natural Resources Conservation Service
  • Michelle Delepine, West Multnomah SWCD Invasive Species Program
  • Kathy Pendergrass, NRCS
  • Naomi Montacre, Naomi’s Organics
  • Jordan Weiss, Jordan’s Mushrooms
  • Marisha Auerbach, Permaculture Rising
  • Travis Godeaux, NRCS

Soil School 2017 is sponsored by West Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District, Tualatin Soil and Water Conservation District, and OSU Extension.

For more information, please call WMSWCD Communications Coordinator Carolyn Lindberg at 503/238-4775, ext. 101 or email at carolyn@wmswcd.org.

Details

Date:
April 8
Time:
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
$30.00 - $50.00
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Organizer

Carolyn Lindberg
Phone:
(503) 238-4775
Website:
www.wmswcd.org

Venue

PCC Rock Creek Event Center
17705 NW Springville Road
Portland,OR97229United States
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http://www.pcc.edu/about/facilities/rock-creek/
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West Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District

2701 NW Vaughn St.
Suite 450
Portland, OR 97210

Tel: 503-238-4775
Fax: 503-326-3942