WSU Master Gardener
September 20 - 23, 2017
hosted by the
Master Gardener Foundation of Yakima County
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The 2017 Advanced Education Conference in Yakima promises to be a SPECIAL ONE! In addition to a premier slate of educators and pre-conference tours, we are going to have a roaring good time!
Our theme: "Can You Dig It?" comes from the hit record from the Hippie Era of the 1960's called "Grazing In The Grass" by The Friends of Distinction.
Our welcome video shows you how to do the Can-You-Dig-It dance. We hope you'll catch the mood, find some bell bottoms, head bands, and tie-dye to join us in the fun!
(There will be prizes for costumes!)
We'll save you money, too! Parking and WiFi are free! And your room includes breakfast.
We are only a couple hours and a beautiful drive from most of the state;
we'll have lots of sunshine and fun - - and excellent training!
WATCH THE INVITATION VIDEO!
Dr. Peter Raven,
Director Emeritus,Missouri Botanical Gardens, St. Louis. Named Time Magazine Hero for Our Planet; U.S. National Medal of Science recipient;
"Saving Plants, Saving Ourselves"
A line-up of speakers from WSU faculty, Extension professionals and featured garden speakers... all here to advance your knowledge as a Master Gardener!
Chair, Dept. of Communication, Central Washington University
“Sagebrush and Vineyards: Washington’s Route to the World Wine Map”
Hike the Cowiche Canyon
Processing Yakima's Bounty
Historic Downtown Walking Tour
From Grape to Glass
Two Desert Gardens
Visit other county program displays and share your own while dining on heavy hors d'oeuvre and cocktails on the patio. Enjoy the musical stylings of
The Late Bloomers!
ON YOUR OWN
The Yakima Valley in September is a delight! Plan to come early and stay late to enjoy gardens, wineries, fresh produce, the State Fair, golf, fly-fishing, or just a little sunshine.
TWO CONFERENCE HOTELS
Breakfast included, Free Parking, Free Wi-Fi
We especially thank these premiere sponsors:
You, your company or organization can take advantage of this opportunity to support Washington State Master Gardeners as we develop our skills and knowledge to better serve the citizens of our state.
Please contact our Conference Committee for details!
And these wonderful companies and individuals:
Cascade Natural Gas
Central Valley Bank
Steve Simon, Inc.
Standard Paint and Flooring
Andrea & Steve Altmayer
Bev & Jack Vonfeld
WSU Master Gardener Advanced-Education Conference - 2017 - hosted by the Master Gardener Foundation of Yakima County
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PO Box 10081, Yakima WA 98909
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