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Methow Conservancy Conservation Course: “The Dirt on Soil Health”

Join the Methow Conservancy for the final seminar of their series focused on the basics of soil health.

Class is held Monday from 6-8PM in Your Space@TwispWorks.

  • March 18th: The final lecture is on Applied Practices for Improving Soil Health, with local farming and garden gurus: Tess Hoke, Brad Halm, Stina Booth, and Cloudbird Bonin.

Cost is $30 per class.
Registration is required, please email daniel@methowconservancy.org to register.

Methow Conservancy Conservation Course: “The Dirt on Soil Health”

Join the Methow Conservancy for a seminar series focusing on the basics of soil health.

Each week will feature a different guest instructor – sign up for the entire series or individual classes.

Classes are held each Monday from 6-8PM in Your Space@TwispWorks.

  • March 11th: Carbon Cycling in the Soil, with Dr. Haiying Tao, Ph.D of Crop and Soil Sciences, WSU.
  • March 18th: Applied Practices for Improving Soil Health, with local farming and garden gurus: Tess Hoke, Brad Halm, Stina Booth, and Cloudbird Bonin.

The cost is $30 per class.
Registration is required, please email daniel@methowconservancy.org to register.

Methow Conservancy Conservation Course: “The Dirt on Soil Health”

Join the Methow Conservancy for a seminar series focusing on the basics of soil health.

Each week will feature a different guest instructor – sign up for the entire series or individual classes.

Classes are held each Monday from 6-8PM in Your Space@TwispWorks.

  • March 4th: Basics of Soil Biology, with Dr. Lynne Carpenter-Boggs, Ph.D of Soil Science, WSU.
  • March 11th: Carbon Cycling in the Soil, with Dr. Haiying Tao, Ph.D of Crop and Soil Sciences, WSU.
  • March 18th: Applied Practices for Improving Soil Health, with local farming and garden gurus: Tess Hoke, Brad Halm, Stina Booth, and Cloudbird Bonin.

The cost is $30 per class.
Registration is required, please email daniel@methowconservancy.org to register.

Methow Conservancy Conservation Course: “The Dirt on Soil Health”

Join the Methow Conservancy for a four-week, seminar series focusing on the basics of soil health.

Each week will feature a different guest instructor – sign up for the entire series or individual classes.

Classes are held each Monday from 6-8PM in Your Space@TwispWorks.

  • Feb. 25th: Basics of Soil Chemistry, with Jeff Bullock, Ph.D of Agricultural Sciences, Wenatchee Valley College
  • March 4th: Basics of Soil Biology, with Dr. Lynne Carpenter-Boggs, Ph.D of Soil Science, WSU.
  • March 11th: Carbon Cycling in the Soil, with Dr. Haiying Tao, Ph.D of Crop and Soil Sciences, WSU.
  • March 18th: Applied Practices for Improving Soil Health, with local farming and garden gurus: Tess Hoke, Brad Halm, Stina Booth, and Cloudbird Bonin.

The cost is $95 for the full course, or $30 per class.
Registration is required, please email daniel@methowconservancy.org to register.

Last Sunday Series: Whitebark Pine – Sentinel of Alpine Forests

The Methow valley Interpretive Center presents the next in their series of Last Sunday lectures, Whitebark Pine – Sentinel of Alpine Forests with presenter Connie Mehmel.

Connie is a forester and forest insect specialist who has spent many seasons walking the alpine trails of eastern Washington looking at whitebark pines. She currently works for the US Forest Service, stationed out of the Wenatchee Forestry Sciences Lab. She is a member of the Whitebark Pine Ecosystem Foundation, the Society of American Foresters and the Washington Native Plant Society.

Last Sunday presentations are open to the public and presented free of charge, but donations are graciously accepted at the door.

The lecture is presented in Building #2 on the TwispWorks Campus.