Fatal Flora with author and artist Molly Wood of Des Moines. grantcountymastergardeners.weebly.com
Applications for Growing Together mini grants are open to all ISU Extension and Outreach county offices. Learn more here: https://www.extension.iastate.edu/mastergardener/growing-together-mini-grants
Register here for the webinar
No hours are required in 2020 to remain active Master Gardener volunteer. Click here to learn more. However, if you did volunteer or complete continuing education as a Master Gardener in 2020, please log the hours online in the Volunteer Reporting System by December 31st. https://mastergardenerhours.hort.iastate.edu/
Zoom webinar hosted by Chelsea Martens, contact email@example.com to register.
This Giving Tuesday, December 1, 2020, donate to the ISU Extension and Outreach Master Gardener program. Your generosity funded 4 scholarships for people to participate in the 2020 virtual Master Gardener Training in Tama, Des Moines, Winneshiek, and Chickasaw counties. Thank you for your support. Donate here: http://www.foundation.iastate.edu/horticulture
The annual Iowa Organic Conference will be held virtually this year on Monday, Nov. 23, in keeping with COVID-19 regulations. A half-day of presentations and interactions with industry experts will take the place of the normal meeting. https://www.extension.iastate.edu/news/annual-iowa-organic-conference-be-held-virtually-nov-23
Participants can register for the event at https://www.regcytes.extension.iastate.edu/iowaorganic/ and be provided log-in instructions for participating that day.
How can community science projects support meaningful engagement among researchers, community members, and other stakeholders to achieve community benefits? The presentations in this webinar will draw on lessons learned from a variety of projects and initiatives on diverse natural resources topics, but with commonalities for employing community-based participatory approaches to gain positive social impacts and ecological outcomes.
Herb presentation hosted virtually on Zoom. Contact Chelsea Martens to register, firstname.lastname@example.org
A native of Edgefield, South Carolina, J. Drew Lanham is the author of The Home Place: Memoirs of a Colored Man’s Love Affair with Nature, which received the Reed Award from the Southern Environmental Law Center and the Southern Book Prize, and was a finalist for the John Burroughs Medal. He is a birder, naturalist, and hunter-conservationist who has published essays and poetry in publications including Orion, Audubon, Flycatcher, and Wilderness, and in several anthologies, including The Colors of Nature, State of the Heart, Bartram’s Living Legacy, and Carolina Writers at Home. An Alumni Distinguished Professor of Wildlife Ecology and Master Teacher at Clemson University, he and his family live in the Upstate of South Carolina, a soaring hawk’s downhill glide from the southern Appalachian escarpment that the Cherokee once called the Blue Wall. Paul L. Errington Memorial Lecture
Working Together to Advance the Application of Horticulture to Human Well-being, 21 October 2020, 7 pm EDT – Register today!
The American Horticultural Therapy Association and the International People Plant Council has produced a free webinar series titled: “Understanding Horticulture for Health and Well-being”. The series aims to share innovations in the field and highlight efforts to promote health, wellness and quality of life through horticulture. The webinars will provide you with the opportunity to learn and interact with practitioners, educators, and researchers in diverse locations and regions. https://internationalpeopleplantsymposium.org/webinars/
Offered online via Zoom. Free. Sign up for one of three tracks of webinars.
Offered online via Zoom. Free. Sign up for one of three tracks of webinars. https://web.extension.illinois.edu/registration/default.cfm?RegistrationID=22550
Webinar about holiday houseplants offered by ISU Extension and Outreach West Pottawattamie County https://www.extension.iastate.edu/westpottawattamie/page/events?programID=314921
Dr. Donald Lewis shares about pesky insects that find their way into the house each fall. Webinar hosted by ISU Extension and Outreach West Pottawattamie County https://www.extension.iastate.edu/westpottawattamie/page/events?programID=314916
Iowa Learning Farms will host a webinar on Wednesday, September 16 at noon about monarch butterfly conservation efforts in Iowa.
Learn more and find the link here: https://monarch.ent.iastate.edu/webinar-enhancing-monarch-butterfly-conservation-iowa
Steve Bradbury, professor in the Departments of Natural Resource Ecology and Management and Entomology at Iowa State University will provide an overview of monarch butterfly declines over the past two decades, causes of the declines and Iowa’s goal of establishing between 215,000 to 390,000 new acres of monarch habitat in agricultural landscapes over the next decade. Bradbury will also offer approaches for establishing habitat in grass dominated sites, including opportunities to establish habitat in conjunction with the installation of saturated buffers and bioreactors.
Hosted by ISU Extension and Outreach West Pottawattamie
Fall Garden Clean-up Webinar - Taking the time in the fall to clean up your garden will set you up for success in the spring.
Online Plant Sale - Reiman Gardens - Ames, Iowa
Tuesday, September 1, 2020 — Monday, September 14, 2020
Members presale September 1 – 3, sale starts at 8:00 a.m. on September 1
General public sale starts on September 4 and closes on the 14 at 12:00 p.m.