You'll find us at the following upcoming events:

  • Soaking It In

    The A-Z of Stormwater Management in the Landscape for Professionals


    Friday, March 1, 2019   8:30am – 5:00pm
    Environmental Learning Center at Clackamas Community College in Oregon City
    $45 Registration fee, includes lunch

    Keep local streams clean by filtering and absorbing urban runoff! Learn why and how to design, install and maintain rain gardens, planters, swales, and filter strips.


    • Why Rain Gardens and Stormwater Facilities?
      Gail Shaloum, Clackamas County Water Environment Services
    • From Plan to Planted: Site Assessment, Planning, Design & Install
      Amy Whitworth, Plan-it Earth Design & Alfred Dinsdale, Dinsdale Landscape Contractors
    • Keep ‘Em Functioning -  Maintenance Dos and Don’ts
      Tony Gilbertson, Clean Water Services 
    • Prevent and Manage Weeds without Polluting the Water
      Sharon Selvaggio, Northwest Center for Alternatives to Pesticides
    • Slowing Climate Change -  How Hydric Soils Store Carbon
      James Cassidy, Oregon State University

    Afternoon field sessions (choose one):

    • Design a rain garden on site 
    • Learn how to inspect & maintain stormwater facilities.


    • Help install the rain garden designed in class! Date TBD.


    This workshop organized and supported by: 
    Northwest Center for Alternatives to Pesticides, City of Oregon City, Clackamas County Water Environment Services, Plan-it Earth Design, Dinsdale Nursery

    Refunds are available with a $10 cancellation fee with cancellations received in writing to prior to February 21, 2019. Following this date, no refunds will be given, but the attendee may choose to: A) send an alternate person to the event or B) donate your registration fee to NCAP. In the case of inclement weather, refunds and/or event credit information will be posted to this webpage within 24 to 36 hours of event start time.


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  • Grower's Own 10th Annual Organic Farming Conference

    • Friday, March 01, 2019 at 09:00 AM
    • $50.00 USD

    Join NCAP at Our 10th Annual Grower's Own: Organic Farming Conference!

    Location: 630 Addison Avenue West, Twin Falls, ID
    Date: March 1, 2018
    Time: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
    Early Registration: $50 / After February 15: $55
    Ticket price includes lunch

    Limited scholarships are available. Contact Christina to inquire:

    This year's theme is: Where We've Been, Where We Are, Where We're Going. As we look toward the future, we aim to increase the sustainability and viability of local farms.

    Sessions Include:

    Innovative and Effective Weed Management
    Kali Sherrill, Twin Falls County Weed Superintendent
    Farm Succession Planning Resources and Management Tools
    Ashlee Westerhold, Twin Falls Research and Extension Center
    Organic Certification - Sessions for Beginning and Established Farmers
    Gwen Ayres, Idaho State Department of Agriculture Organic Program
    Drew Katz, Oregon Tilth
    2018 Farm Bill: What has changed and what has stayed the same?
    John Ryan, Western Organization of Resource Councils
    Buyer Panel & Farmer Panel participants to be announced
    Questions? Contact Christina Stucker-Gassi:
    For tabling and sponsorship opportunities contact Kristi:, 541.344.5044 x 17
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