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Wildlife-Friendly Gardening Class

Learn how to create wildlife-friendly spaces in your own yard or community area by incorporating native plants and wildlife habitat components; attracting beneficial insects and pollinators; utilizing naturescaping design tips; and gaining recognition for sustainable gardening practices through local certification programs. Indoor and outdoor activities involved, dress for the weather! Morning refreshments will be provided.

Class instructors are from the following local and regional organizations: Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District; Clackamas River Basin Council; National Wildlife Federation & Association of Northwest Steelheaders; Audubon Society of Portland, and Columbia Land Trust.

  • Who: Anyone!  There is a small registration fee of $20; but, this class is FREE for Shade Our Streams Landowners! Simply email suzi@clackamasriver.org to express your interest.
  • What: Learn about naturescaping and designing your yard to be safe and healthy for children, pets, and wildlife.
  • Where: The John Inskeep Environmental Learning Center is located on Clackamas Community College’s Oregon City Campus. From the campus core, follow N Douglas Loop to Inskeep Dr. The John Inskeep Environmental Learning Center will be on the right.
  • When: Saturday, April 14th from 8:30AM to 12:30PM

From the Clackamas Community College homepage go to Academic > Courses + Registration > Skills Development + Training > Workshops. Next use cougartrax to register (hyperlinked). Then, click on the green continuing education box. Click “Search for Classes/Workshops.” Enter Course Code “XELC-0004-01” into course code lookup box. Select the class and hit submit. Complete your registration (requires credit/debit card payment).

Problems with Registration? Contact registration@Clackamas.edu for help.