Events

You'll find us at the following upcoming events:

  • Soaking It In

    The A-Z of Stormwater Management in the Landscape for Professionals

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    Thank you for your interest. We have reached capacity for this event.
    You may sign up for the waitlist here and we will contact you if space becomes available.

    Friday, March 1, 2019   8:30am – 5:00pm
    Environmental Learning Center at Clackamas Community College in Oregon City
    $45 Registration fee, includes lunch

    Keep local streams clean by filtering and absorbing urban runoff! Learn why and how to design, install and maintain rain gardens, planters, swales, and filter strips.

    AGENDA:

    • Why Rain Gardens and Stormwater Facilities?
      Gail Shaloum, Clackamas County Water Environment Services
    • From Plan to Planted: Site Assessment, Planning, Design & Install
      Amy Whitworth, Plan-it Earth Design & Alfred Dinsdale, Dinsdale Landscape Contractors
    • Keep ‘Em Functioning -  Maintenance Dos and Don’ts
      Tony Gilbertson, Clean Water Services 
    • Prevent and Manage Weeds without Polluting the Water
      Sharon Selvaggio, Northwest Center for Alternatives to Pesticides
    • Slowing Climate Change -  How Hydric Soils Store Carbon
      James Cassidy, Oregon State University

    Afternoon field sessions (choose one):

    • Design a rain garden on site 
    • Learn how to inspect & maintain stormwater facilities.

    Post-session:

    • Help install the rain garden designed in class! Date TBD.

    CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD FLYER WITH SPEAKER INFORMATION

    This workshop organized and supported by: 
    Northwest Center for Alternatives to Pesticides, City of Oregon City, Clackamas County Water Environment Services, Plan-it Earth Design, Dinsdale Nursery, Rincon-Vitova Insectaries

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    Refunds are available with a $10 cancellation fee with cancellations received in writing to sselvaggio@pesticide.org prior to February 21, 2019. Following this date, no refunds will be given, but the attendee may choose to: A) send an alternate person to the event or B) donate your registration fee to NCAP. In the case of inclement weather, refunds and/or event credit information will be posted to this webpage within 24 to 36 hours of event start time.

     

  • Grower's Own 10th Annual Organic Farming Conference

    • Friday, March 01, 2019 at 09:00 AM
    • $50.00 USD

    Join NCAP at Our 10th Annual Grower's Own: Organic Farming Conference!

    Location: 630 Addison Avenue West, Twin Falls, ID
    Date: March 1, 2018
    Time: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
    Early Registration: $50 / After February 15: $55
    Ticket price includes lunch

    No one will be turned away for inability to pay. Contact Christina to inquire about scholarships or to get help with registration: cstuckergassi@pesticide.org, 208-888-5024

    This year's theme is: Where We've Been, Where We Are, Where We're Going. As we look toward the future, we aim to increase the sustainability and viability of local farms.

    Sessions Include:

    The State of Organics
    Randy Welk, USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service
    Innovative and Effective Weed Management
    Kali Sherrill, Twin Falls County Weed Superintendent
    Farm Succession Planning Resources and Management Tools
    Ashlee Westerhold, Twin Falls Research and Extension Center
    Organic Certification - Sessions for Beginning and Established Farmers
    Gwen Ayres, Idaho State Department of Agriculture Organic Program
    Drew Katz, Oregon Tilth
    2018 Farm Bill: What has changed and what has stayed the same?
    John Ryan, Western Organization of Resource Councils
    Buyer Panel & Farmer Panel participants to be announced
    Questions? Contact Christina Stucker-Gassi: cstuckergassi@pesticide.org
    For tabling and sponsorship opportunities contact Kristi: kjohnson@pesticide.org, 541.344.5044 x 17

    This conference is made possible by support from: Clif Bar, Mountain Rose Herbs, Boise Co-Op, Edible Idaho, Idaho Organization of Resource Councils

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