Practical Permaculture - A Tangible Approach For Everyday Living This class will blend knowledge of permaculture principles and ethics, with vast personal experience. Topics include permaculture lingo, site assesment, harvesting water, soil fertility and realistic goals. There will be time for questions about each student’s specific site. Please be prepared to be outside for part of the class. Register online at register or call the Nature Center at 541-488-6606. WHO: This class is for anyone new to permaculture or folks with some knowledge, who want to get started on a project. WHAT: The goal of this class is to inspire you to put Permaculture concepts into action! INSTRUCTOR: Kimberly Brown is the owner of “Here We Grow”- Garden Coaching and Consultation. Kimberly has been practicing practical permaculture locally for 26 years. AGES 15 & up DAY Saturday DATE Feb 24 TIME 10am-Noon PLACE NMP Nature Center COST $25 Growing Fruit 101 Studentswilllearnsomeofthetechniquesofsuccessfulfruit growing as well as the challenges that come with different types of fruit. Students will learn about common tree fruits, berries and citrus as well as the health benefits associated with them. Register online at or call the Nature Center at 541-488-6606. WHO: Beginners or those who have tried growing fruit but would like to learn more. WHAT: Recognize the challenges of growing different types of fruit and the secrets to success. INSTRUCTOR: Joel Heller has been involved in fruit tree care for several decades. He teaches Master Gardeners in Jackson and Josephine Counties. AGES 12 & up DAY Tuesday DATE Mar 20 TIME 6:45-8:15pm PLACE NMP Nature Center COST $15 Spring Garden Work Party Get your hands dirty and meet new friends as a volunteer gardener at North Mountain Park. Celebrate spring’s arrival with our first garden work-party of the season in the demonstration gardens at the Nature Center. Tools, gloves and snacks provided. Garden volunteers meet every WednesdaymorningfromMarchtoNovember.Comeevery week,ordropinanytime.FormoreinformationcalltheNature Center at 541-488-6606. WHO: All levels of gardeners. WHAT: Learn how to care for plants and flowers, or lend yourknowledgetohelptheDemonstrationGardensatNMP thrive and flourish. AGES 15 & up DAY Wednesday DATE Mar 21 TIME 10am-Noon PLACE NMP Nature Center COST FREE | Pre-Registration not required Pre-registration at required for all programs unless otherwise indicated adult programs (18 and up) commis s i o n E s t 1 9 0 8 | | 29