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  • Friend or Foe? Weed ID Class for the Home Gardener

    Would you like help picking your battles about which weeds to control? This class will help you sort out the seriously invasive weeds from the merely annoying weeds. Sasha Shaw from King County Noxious ...

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    Tuesday, October 6, 2020 6:00 PM
    Location
    33325 8th Ave S, Federal Way, WA
    Event Sponsor
    city of federal way surface water division, south king tool library
    Event Web Link
    Event Detail
    Would you like help picking your battles about which weeds to control? This class will help you sort out the seriously invasive weeds from the merely annoying weeds. Sasha Shaw from King County Noxious Weed Control has been teaching (and learning) about noxious weeds in Washington for over twenty years. She will share her experience and a few horror stories about some of the top invaders in our area.This event is part of the City of Federal Way's Green Living Workshop series. To see what other free workshops are being offered visit www.cityoffederalway.com/greenliving
  • FREE Climate Summit 2020

    Save the Date — FREE Climate Summit 2020 on October 7.  The Washington Insurance Commissioner is convening a national audience of climate, government and insurance professionals to better understand ...

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    Wednesday, October 7, 2020 9:00 AM
    Location
    201 S Jackson #600, Seattle, WA
    Event Sponsor
    washington insurance commissioner
    Event Web Link
    Event Detail

    Save the Date — FREE Climate Summit 2020 on
    October 7. 


    The Washington Insurance Commissioner is convening a national
    audience of climate, government and insurance professionals to better
    understand and explore how climate change affects our communities, regulatory
    efforts, and businesses. You
    can join by registering and attending the free, online Climate Summit 2020.
    The summit's focus on actions we can take to both mitigate and adapt to climate
    change impacts. Register at https://www.insurance.wa.gov/climate-summit-2020?utm_content=&utm_medium=email&utm_name=&utm_source=govdelivery&utm_term=%5d 

  • Work less, better looking yard, with Ladd Smith

    Natural Yard Care Webinar - https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88280680799 Work less, better looking yard, with Ladd Smith You will learn how to: *Select plants for an environmentally friendly, low-maintenance ...

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    Wednesday, October 7, 2020 6:30 PM
    Location
    3609 Market Place West, University Place, WA
    Event Sponsor
    City of University Place
    Event Web Link
    Event Detail

    Natural Yard Care Webinar - https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88280680799


    Work less, better looking yard, with Ladd Smith


    You will learn how to:


    *Select plants for an environmentally friendly, low-maintenance landscape.


    *Prepare soil and choose eco-friendly products.


    *Maintain and improve landscape health.


    *Choose the least toxic methods to manage pests and disease.

  • Alternatives to Lawn

    Tired of mowing the lawn? Stop the battle against moss by discovering some alternatives to lawn.Whether you’re a renter or owner, learn eco-friendly ideas to keep your lawn area healthy. See unique landscaping ...

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    Wednesday, October 14, 2020 7:00 PM
    Location
    3200 Cedar St., Everett, WA
    Event Sponsor
    city of everett, snohomish conservation district and wsu extension
    Event Web Link
    Event Detail

    Tired of mowing the lawn? Stop the battle against moss by discovering some alternatives to lawn.Whether you’re a renter or owner, learn eco-friendly ideas to keep your lawn area healthy. See unique landscaping ideas that can manage the heavy lifting on your property, like reducing stormwater runoff. Explore ways to reduce your impact, even on a property that you don’t own or can’t modify. Discover how you can be a viable nominee for the City of Everett Monte Cristo Green Gardening Award, which is available to Everett residents who rent or own.


    Register for this fun, information and FREE virtual event at everett.eventbrite.com 

  • Rain garden tour Q & A

    Make a date to tour some rain gardens in historic north Everett, WA. Once you register, receive a map of local rain gardens you can visit at your convenience. Then, join us for a question and answer session ...

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    Wednesday, October 21, 2020 12:00 PM
    Location
    3200 Cedar St., Everett, WA
    Event Sponsor
    city of everett, snohomish conservation district and wsu extension
    Event Web Link
    Event Detail

    Make a date to tour some rain gardens in historic north Everett, WA. Once you register, receive a map of local rain gardens you can visit at your convenience. Then, join us for a question and answer session at lunchtime to learn more about what you saw and ask questions about these great stormwater collecting options. These gardens do all the work in your yard by collecting,absorbing and filtering the rain that runs off your roof. Be inspired while exploring a great alternative to lawn.


    The workshop will also cover details about Everett's rain garden rebate program. Register for this fun, informational and free workshop at everett.eventbrite.com

  • Spanish-Language Webinar on Natural Yard Care / Seminario web en español sobre el manejo natural del jardín

    (Español abajo - aprender sobre el mantenimiento de los árboles y las malezas)  Join instructor Gonzalo Yepes, owner of Colombian Gardens, for a presentation on tree care and noxious weeds. He will cover ...

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    Tuesday, November 10, 2020 6:00 PM
    Location
    201 S Jackson, Seattle, WA
    Event Sponsor
    king county noxious weed control program
    Event Web Link
    Event Detail

    (Español abajo - aprender sobre el mantenimiento de los árboles y las malezas) 


    Join instructor Gonzalo Yepes, owner of Colombian Gardens,
    for a presentation on tree care and noxious weeds. He will cover tree
    identification, pruning and maintenance techniques including how to prevent
    diseases. Gonzalo will also cover some common noxious weeds and how to control
    them. We will also briefly discuss the Asian Giant hornet including its status
    in WA as well as identification and what to do if you see one.



    Únase al instructor Gonzalo Yepes, dueño de Colombian
    Gardens, para una presentación sobre el cuidado de los arboles y las malas
    hierbas nocivas. Describirá las técnicas de identificación, poda y mantenimiento
    de arboles, incluido cómo prevenir enfermedades. Gonzalo también enseñará sobre
    algunas malezas nocivas comunes y cómo controlarlas. También discutiremos brevemente sobre el
    avispón gigante asiático, su estado actual en Washington, así
    como la identificación y qué hacer si tiene un avistamiento.
     


 

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