Backyard Conservation Stewardship Program
The Backyard Conservation Stewardship Program is offered every March. It covers a wide range of topics such as organic gardening, composting, planting for pollinators, wildlife and more. Pre-registration is required because space is limited. This class sells out every year! Subscribe to our eNewsletter to stay up-to-date.
Details for 2017 BCSP
The 2017 Backyard Conservation Stewardship Class registration is closed.
Location: 210 N Havana, Spokane, WA 99202
Cost: $25, includes class materials, refreshments and prizes
Due to limited space and popularity of the course, cancellations made within two weeks of class start date will not receive a refund.
Schedule: Mondays in March: 6, 13, 20, 27 from 5pm to 7:30pm.
Topics and Speakers:
- Basic tree care, Planting & Selection, Garth Davis, Forestry Program Manager, Spokane Conservation District
Native Plants, Robin O’Quinn, EWU Associate Professor Dept. of Biology, Member of Washington Native Plant Society
Composting, Kris Major, Education & Outreach Specialist, City of Spokane Solid Waste Disposal
Soil Health, Eric Choker, Soil Scientist and Conservation Planner, Spokane Conservation District
Organic Gardening and Landscaping, Marilyn Lloyd, Master Gardener
Backyard Wildlife Habitat Planning, Carrie Lowe, Assistant District Wildlife Biologist, Wash. Dept. of Fish & Wildlife
Pest Management, Tim Kohlhauff, Urban Horticulture Coordinator, WSU Extension
Permaculture, Beth Mort, Zinnia Designs and Snap Dragon Flower Farm