The District’s annual events include the Native Plant Festival, Student GREEN Congress, and the South Puget Sound Regional Envirothon. Below is a calendar of the events we’re hosting or participating in, community partner events, and our regular public board meetings. Below that you will find details about our upcoming workshops, tours and work parties.

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Calendar

Check our calendar regularly to find events we’re hosting or participating in, community partner events, and our regular public board meetings. To learn more about posted events, RSVP to a TCD hosted event, or have your event added to our calendar, contact: Nora White, nwhite@thurstoncd.com or (360)754-3588 ext. 105.

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Upcoming Event Details 

Mud Management for Horses 

Saturday, June 22, 11 am – 1 pm
Private Landowner’s Property- RSVP for location details
SPACE LIMITED

Do you have mud issues? Are you curious about how to set up areas for your livestock to minimize mud and dust? Join us to discuss how to set up the right type of livestock areas for mud and pasture management that will meet the goals and concerns for your property. The summer is a great time to start planning. Set yourself up for success next winter! This workshop will be specifically geared towards horse owners, but other livestock owners are welcome.Get ahead of your mud!
This workshop is brought to you by the Voluntary Stewardship Program.

Please RSVP: Nora White, nwhite@thurstoncd.com or 360.754.3588 x105

Liming and Calcium Nutrition for Your Field or Garden

Tuesday, August 20th, 6 – 8 pm
Gate Community School House
16980 Mood Rd SW, Rochester 98579

The health of your soil could be hugely impacting your garden. Join us for a field day at Urban Futures Farm in Olympia to learn about the importance of soil health and how to influence your own garden to increase production, maximize efficiency, and preserve healthy soils. We’ll be covering soil health techniques of crop rotation, cover cropping and under seeding, variety of tillage methods, nutrient management, composting. The focus will be on building soil and managing for soil health organically.

Please RSVP: Nora White, nwhite@thurstoncd.com or 360.754.3588 x105

Interpreting Your Soil Test Results

Thursday, August 22, 2019- 5-6 pm
Delphi Farmers Market
7601 Delphi Rd SW, Olympia WA 98512

Join Thurston CD staff to learn what all those numbers on your soil test results mean and how they can translate into a productive and vibrant garden, lawn, pasture, orchard, etc. If you’re not testing, you’re guessing! Over application of fertilizers and amendments can be an expensive waste for you and a nutrient overload for our ecosystems. In addition to learning about what soil tests cover and what they mean, you’ll be able to bring a sample of your own soil to get tested (Costs $25, cash or check). Instructions on how to take and prepare your sample for drop off are here. This workshop is brought to you by the Voluntary Stewardship Program.

Please RSVP directly to the Delphi Farmers Market: delphifarmersmarket@gmail.com 

What You Can Do for Pollinators

Thursday, August 29, 2019- 5-6 pm
Delphi Farmers Market
7601 Delphi Rd SW, Olympia WA 98512

Come learn about actionable steps we can all take to foster and improve habitat for our pollinators. Thurston CD staff will share best management practices that can be adapted to the space and size yard you have. Specific information about some of the native and endangered butterflies of this area will be shared as well!
This workshop is brought to you by the Voluntary Stewardship Program.

Please RSVP directly to the Delphi Farmers Market: delphifarmersmarket@gmail.com 


Have a workshop suggestion or question about our upcoming programming? Please let us know!

Nora White
Education & Outreach Specialist
nwhite@thurstoncd.com
(360) 754-3588, ext. 105