, March 7, 2020

Linn Co. Master Gardeners Present The 6th Annual BEEvent
Saturday, March 7, 2020 8:00am-5:00pm
Linn County Expo Center, Albany, OR

Featured keynote speaker: Olivia Messinger Carril, co-author of Bees in Your Backyard, winner of the 2017 PROSE Award. Olivia Messinger Carril received her Ph.D. in plant biology from Southern Illinois University and has been studying bees and the flowers they visit for nearly twenty years.

Also, join us for sessions on: Planting a home garden to attract bees; How to read a pesticide label to understand implications for pollinators; The Oregon Bee Atlas - new updates; Pollinating flies and blue orchard mason bees and more! Attendees can buy bee supplies, cocoons, honey, plants, seeds and more.

First Saturday Guided Tours
Saturday, March 7, 2020 11:00am-12:00pm
Saturday, April 4, 2020 11:00am-12:00pm
Saturday, May 2, 2020 11:00am-12:00pm
Saturday, June 6, 2020 11:00am-12:00pm
Saturday, July 4, 2020 11:00am-12:00pm
Saturday, August 1, 2020 11:00am-12:00pm
Saturday, September 5, 2020 11:00am-12:00pm
Saturday, October 3, 2020 11:00am-12:00pm
Saturday, November 7, 2020 11:00am-12:00pm
Leach Botanical Garden, Portland, OR

Join Gardener/Curator Courtney Vengarick for seasonal explorations of the Garden. She will show you what's blooming and of seasonal interest, provide useful and engaging information, and share fun stories about the adventurous creators of the Garden, Botanist Lilla Leach and pharmacist/civic leader John Leach. Meet in front of the Manor House. Free. No registration required. First come, first served. Maximum tour size 15 visitors.

Guided Tours start on the First Saturday of March and end on the first Saturday of November. (Exception: There are no tours if the Saturday occurs on the same weekend as our Annual Plant Sale or our Annual English Tea. Please check the Calendar.)

Leach Botanical Garden 6704 SE 122nd Ave. Portland, OR 97236.

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