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Download the complete program here: July 16 & 17 Virtual Mini-College Program

Friday, July 16, 2021

TIMEDAY ONE
8:15 am - 8:45 am“Oregon Gardens” slide show

   Chat room will be open for visiting

8:45 amWelcome, Introductions, Housekeeping Items
9:00 - 9:45 AM
Robert Pyle x500Keynote Speaker: Robert Michael Pyle
People, Plants and Pollinators in the PNW
9:45 - 10:30 AMInteractive Discussion
10:30 - 11:00 AMBreak
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Concurrent Sessions


The Oregon Bee Atlas - Andony Melathopoulos


All About Mason Bees - Rich Little


Native Garden Plant Considerations for Pollinators - Jen Hayes


Pests Attacking Field Crops and Gardens in Oregon: Scouting Identifying and Managing - Dr. Navneet Kaur


Microbes under your fingernails? An exploration of the garden microbiome and potential transferability to human skin - Dr. Gwynne Mhuireach


Richard Bertram x400Workshop: Day 1 - Hydroponics, Grow Amazing Vegetables Indoors Year Round
(Workshop Limit: 20) - Richard Bertram

Heather Stoven_x500Workshop: Day 1 - OSU Plant ID Program
(Workshop Limit: 20) - Heather Stoven
12:30 - 1:00 PMBreak
1:00 - 2:00 PMSocial and Award Presentations

Saturday, July 17, 2021

TIMEDAY TWO
8:15 - 8:45 AM

“The Beauty of Oregon” slide show

Chat room will be open for visiting

8:45 AMWelcome, Housekeeping
9:00 - 10:00 AM
Gail Langellotto_x500Keynote Speaker: Dr. Gail Langellotto
State Coordinator, Oregon Master Gardeners
OSU Master Gardener Annual Report
10:00 - 10:15 AMZoom Stretch - Chris Rusch
10:15 - 11:00 AMSearch for Excellence presentations
11:00 - 11:15 AMBreak
11:15 - 12:45 PM

Concurrent Sessions


Agricultural adaptations for the urban environment - Mykl Nelson


Organic Vegetable Gardening: Keys for Success - Weston Miller 


Invasive Species In Oregon - Dr. Jessica Rendon


Biochar: The promise, pitfalls, and potential of an emerging soil amendment - Kristin Trippe


Year-Round Pollinator Plants - Janet Magedanz


WorkshopSigne Danler_x500: Day 2 - Pollinator Garden Design with Native Plants (Workshop Limit: 20) - Signe Danler

WorkshopGail Langellotto_x500: Day 2 - Using I-Naturalist for Insect Identification (Workshop Limit: 20) - Dr. Gail Langellotto
12:45 - 1:00 PMBreak
1:00 - 1:30 PMClosing comments.