Saturday, November 10th8:00am - 3:30pm PCC Rock Creek Campus, Building 9 Event Center

The annual Master Gardener Fall Recertification Training is a fun, inspiring continuing education opportunity! The event is free to all Master Gardeners both Veterans and those who trained in 2018. Bring a snack to share on the community table and your own sack lunch.

Here is the agenda for Saturday:

8:00 am Doors Open

8:15 Registration

8:45 - 9:00 Program Starts- Welcome

9:00 - 10:30 ‘The Science of Ecological Gardening: updates from the Garden Ecology Lab’ with Gail Langellotto Ph.D., OSU

10:45 - 11:45 Plant ID – Beyond the Basics with Heather Stoven, OSU Extension Service

11:45 - 12:15 pm State of the Program address & Introduction of the 2018 Class of Master Gardeners, Weston Miller Metro-area Master Garden program leader

12:15 - 1:15 Lunch Break

1:15 - 2:00 Update Japanese Beetle with Jessica Rendon, Oregon Department of Agriculture

2:15-3:30 Pollinator Health with Andony Melathopooulos, OSU Assistant Professor, Pollinator Health Extensions

*Attendance and participation at the November 10th, Fall Recertification Training counts as 6 hours continuing education credit for the 2018-2019 Master Gardener Volunteer Season.