School Garden Coordinator Certificate Training

registration is now open for the School Garden Coordinator Certificate Training June 17-21st in Portland, OR. School garden volunteers, teachers, food service staff and non-profit educators from around the country come together for a week of hands-on learning and school garden tours. If you have...

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Volunteer Field Trip Leader Spring 2019

Are you passionate about teaching, nature, or working with children? If so, consider volunteering with the Sauvie Island Center this spring! Volunteers are trained to lead or co-lead small groups of elementary school students through hands-on activities about plant life cycles, pollination, soil...

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FREE Native Plants Workshop

Explore the benefits of gardening with Native plants. Discover Portland’s most common native plant communities, learn which species do well in similar growing conditions, and get tips to help them thrive.

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FREE Naturescaping Basics Workshop

Learn to create a low-maintenance landscape that conserves water, minimizes pollution, and creates habitat. Get natural gardening & design tips that mimic nature, and make your garden a healthy place for children, pets and wildlife.

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FREE Attracting Pollinators to the Urban Garden Workshop

Learn about the bees, flies, beetles, moths and butterflies that provide vital pollination services in urban gardens, and discover which plants can help attract and support them. We will go beyond the bloom so you can find out how to provide water, shelter, nesting, and overwintering sites.

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FREE Attracting Pollinators to the Urban Garden Workshop

Learn about the bees, flies, beetles, moths and butterflies that provide vital pollination services in urban gardens, and discover which plants can help attract and support them. We will go beyond the bloom so you can find out how to provide water, shelter, nesting, and overwintering sites.

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FREE Beneficial Insects Workshop

Are you battling pests in your urban garden? Meet the beetles, bugs, flies, lacewings and other invertebrates such as spiders and centipedes that work around the clock to provide free pest control. You will discover plant types and management practices that provide habitat to attract and sustain...

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Spring Garden Fair – FREE

Join us in celebration of Lilla Leach’s birthday by preparing for the gardening season. Rain or shine, this promises to be a fun, helpful, and inspiring way to get ready for spring! Master Gardeners to answer your questions “Native Plants for the Home Garden” Master Gardeners Talk...

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Green Schoolyards Collective Kick-Off

The Green Schoolyards Collective is launching! After a few years of planning, we’re finally lifting this idea off the ground with a kick-off eventrescheduled for Tuesday, March 12, from 9 a.m. to noon. This will be the first time we bring together members and those who want to find...

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The Green Schoolyards Collective is launching!

The Green Schoolyards Collective is launching! After a few years of planning, we’re finally lifting this idea off the ground with a kick-off eventrescheduled for Tuesday, March 12, from 9 a.m. to noon. This will be the first time we bring together members and those who want to find...

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Growing Gardens is Hiring

Do you love teaching kids in gardens? Do you enjoy helping people grow their own food? Growing Gardens is hiring for positions in all of our programs: Youth Grow, Home Gardens and Lettuce Grow. * Youth Grow Educator at Faubion School (15hrs a week) * Faubion School Garden Coordinator (3-6 hours a...

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