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The Watershed Approach: Designing Drought Resilient Landscapes

November 10 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

4.5 CEU’s APLD
Registration deadline: November 1st

Water conservation is no longer just about “losing the thirsty lawn” and reducing irrigation. Join us to find out how to create drought resilient landscapes that conserve water, reduce pollution, invite habitat, and are just plain gorgeous!

The Watershed Approach: Designing Drought Resilient Landscapes with Pamela Berstler, CEO Green Gardens Group (G3) Saturday, Nov. 10 Lecture, 9 am - noon, or full day Lecture / Workshop, 9 am - 4 pm 4.5 CEU’s APLD Water conservation is no longer just about "losing the thirsty lawn" and reducing irrigation. Join us to find out how to create drought resilient landscapes that conserve water, reduce pollution, invite habitat, and are just plain gorgeous! Morning session: Watershed Basics Learn to create gardens that thrive in our local climate, use resources wisely, and look beautiful all year round: - See your garden as a mini-watershed - Create Living Soil that holds onto water - Treat rainwater as an abundant resource - Remove unwanted turf without using chemicals - Select the right plant for the right place - Manage irrigation to eliminate waste and runoff Afternoon session: Hands-on Landscape Design This interactive workshop helps you design a successful Watershed Wise Landscape. Learn how to: - Contour the landscape for maximum rainwater capture - Create a list of climate appropriate plants - Place plants on a property plan according to water needs and key design principles Tickets: Morning Lecture: $45 / Members APLD/ANLD $65 / Non-members $25 / Students (with ID) Full Day Lecture/Workshop (including lunch): $75 / Members APLD/ANLD $95 / Non-members $45 / Students (with ID) Portland Community College, Willow Creek Center - Great Room 241 SW Edgeway Dr, Hillsboro, OR 97006 Parking is Free

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Date:
November 10
Time:
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Venue

PCC Willow Creek Center
241 SW Edgeway Drive
Hillsboro, OR 97006 United States
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