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, March 4-8, 2019

Tuesday Yoga in the Garden
Tuesdays, March 5, 12, 19 & 26, 2019 • 1:00pm–1:50pm
Leach Botanical Garden, Portland, OR


Rejuvenate and restore your mind and body with a gentle weekly yoga session surrounded by nature. Instructors Jill Russell and Kelly Carsley will lead you through routines that will optimize your overall well-being through breath awareness, improved joint mobility and increased strength and flexibility. All levels are welcome and supported. Studies show that simply looking at trees and the color green can lower blood pressure, reduce stress, and improve your mood. That makes the Garden's Manor House Fireplace Room, with its wooden floors and beautiful views of the surrounding forest, an ideal place to take a mid-day break that is just for you. Register in advance or just drop in.

Ages 18 and over. Meets weekly in the Manor House Fireplace Room starting February 5, 2019. $12/session or $10 for Leach Garden Friend. To register in advance, please go to www.leachgarden.org and click on "Learn". Drop-ins welcome. Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 SE 122nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97236. 503-823-1671.

Environmental Impact on Wildfires: The Eagle Creek Story
Tuesday, March 5, 2019 • 6:50pm
Griffith Park Building, Beaverton, OR


Presenter: John Bailey, PhD. Dr. Bailey discusses the changing impacts of wildfire nationally, what has happened with the Eagle Creek fire specifically, and what we might expect to follow. As the work of silviculture (managing growth, composition, and health of the forest) shifts following the Eagle Creek fire and in anticipation of the NEXT one, what can motivated citizens do? How might we encourage others to do the same? What are the greatest risks in the next few years? Location: City of Beaverton, Griffith Park Building, Room 330, 4755 SW Griffith DR, Beaverton, OR 97014 (sponsored by Washington County Master Gardeners Assn. No registration needed, free parking).



Leach Garden Weekly Honeybee Hikes
Wednesdays, March 6, 13, 20 & 27, 2019 • 10:00am-11:00am
Leach Botanical Garden, Portland, OR


Join us for a weekly garden exploration just for preschoolers. Your little one will look for wildlife, listen to the wind and the creek, touch a thimble-berry leaf, water the Children's Discovery Garden and maybe even eat a raspberry right off the vine! Then pause while our guide reads the group a story before helping the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes.

This hike takes place Wednesdays, 10:00-11:00am from February 6, 2019–December 11, 2019. Ages: 2–5 years, accompanied by an adult. Dress for the weather! $3.00 per child, non-walkers free. Punch cards available in the Leach Garden Gift House—purchase 5 hikes and get the 6th one free.

Meeting places will change during construction. Meet in the upper garden through March. From April - December, please check the website to confirm meeting location and parking information. Groups with 10+ children/adults must pre-register by contacting the Education Coordinator, 503-823-1671. Please check website for possible cancellations. Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 SE 122nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97236.

 
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