Monthly Programs

The Monthly Speaker Program begins in October and is open to the community.

Third Thursdays at the Clubhouse:

9:30am Social

10:15am Program

 

Current Programs

Programs for 2019-2020: to be announced

History of Guest Speakers

2017 

September, The Intertwine: A Collective Impact Model For Parks, Trails, and Natural Areas Panel with Mike Wetter – Executive Director, Intertwine Alliance; Mike Houck – Executive Director Urban Greenspaces Institute; and Dr. Phil Wu, Intertwine Alliance Board (Community Outreach)

October, Truly Compelling Combinations – Creating Sizzle and Subtlety, Brenda Adams, Gardens by Design (Garden History & Design/Horticulture)

November 1, Impact Investing and TPGC, Lori Flexer, Jim Rudd & Mary Lago, Ferguson Wellman (Community Outreach)

2018

January, C-Change Conversations (creating effective dialogue on climate change), Kathleen Biggins, (Conservation)

February, Garden Goddesses: Four California Women and their Legendary Gardens, Donald Olson (GH&D)

March, The Real Dirt: How the Soil with Save Us, Kristin Ohlson (Horticulture)

April, Wildflower Highlights: California Superblooms to the Gorge and Mount Adams, Darryl Lloyd (Photography) Plus workshop with Digits

May, Floral Diplomacy at the White House, Laura Dowling (Floral Design) Plus afternoon workshop for Hand-Tied Bouquets

October, Conservation:Plastic Purge: How to use Less Plastic, Eat Better, Keep Toxins Out of Your Body, and Help Save Sea Turtles! Michael SanClements, PhD.

November,PhotographyPacific Light, Doug Steakley.

2019

January, Horticulture: The Science and Culture of Coffee, Sarada Krishnan, PhD.

February,Community Outreach: Gorgeous Again? Restoring the Scenic Columbia River Gorge, Panel with Lisa Platt, Moderator.

March,Garden History & Design, Weaving Spring Blooms into Your Garden, Marietta and Ernie O’Byrne, ” A Tapestry Garden.”

April, Floral Design, Living Floral, Margot Shaw

May, Andrea Wulf, author, “Founding Gardeners” and other books.