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Dry Farming Presentation & Field Day
Date: Wednesday, September 11
Time: 5:00 - 8:00pm
Place: Gowen Farms (9040 Old Fort Rd, Independence)
Did you know that it is possible to grow crops and garden vegetables in the Willamette Valley without any irrigation at all? Join the LWC and Polk and Marion Soil & Water Conservation Districts for a fascinating look at dry farming with Amy Garrett, of the Oregon State University Extension Small Farms Program. Amy will share her research, you will hear testimonials from local farmers, and then we will tour Gowen Farms to get a first-hand view (and taste!) of dry-farmed tomatoes, squash, melons and more! Stay tuned for details and registration information, coming soon!
Fall Bird Walks with Joel Geier
Date(s): September/October 2019
Time: 8:00am - 12:00pm
Place(s): Stay tuned for more details!
Cost: $12 ($8 for Friends of the LWC)
Join the LWC and local bird expert Joel Geier as we explore some of the most beautiful and unique ecosystems of our watershed, and the many types of birds that live or migrate through here. More information coming soon!
Forum: Where Does Your Drinking Water Come From?
Date: January 2020 (exact date coming soon!)
Time: 1:00 - 3:00pm
Place: Monmouth Senior Center (180 Warren St, Monmouth)
Meet your local drinking water providers, learn about well water safety, and get answers to all your drinking water questions! Stay tuned for more information, coming soon!
Stay tuned for more of our exciting Fall and Winter event line-up, coming soon!
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