Our Lecture Series is presented 10 months a year on the 2nd Monday of the month from 7:00 to 8:00 pm at the Milwaukie Center – 5440 SE Kellogg Creek Dr. Milwaukie, OR 97222. Talks are free and open to the public.

February 13, 7 – 8pm:    Insects in Trees/ Pests or Non-Pests?    Dr. Christine Buhl, Oregon Department of Forestry

Dr. Christine Buhl will speak to us about insects we find in trees and tell us if they are pests or non-pests. She is a Forest Entomologist for the Oregon Department of Forestry. Christine received her Ph.D. in entomology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her graduate research focused on impacts of genetic modification in biomass crops on non-target chemical defenses and plant-insect interactions.


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10-Minute University™ : Let’s Grow Together!

FREE Online Seminar Wednesday’s at Noon to 1pm through May 24. click for 10-Minute University page with details • sign ups • past video links

2/8 – Growing Blueberries

2/15 – Growing Cane Berries

2/22 – Tomato I: Variety & Seed Starting

3/1 – Hydroponic Gardening

3/8 – Early Spring Vegetables

3/15 – Mason Bees

3/22 – Beneficial Insects

3/29 – Tomato II: Transplanting & Planting

4/5 – Spring Ornamental Gardening

4/12 – Raised Bed Tips & Tricks

4/19 – Rain Garden & Bioswale

4/26 – Invasive Pests & Look alikes

5/3 – Tomatoes III: Cultural Best Practices

5/10 – Year round Colors
in the Garden

5/17 – Year-round Vegetable Gardening

5/24 – Gardening for Wildlife

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