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.

Interested in volunteering for an event? Visit our volunteering page to learn more.

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 Carman-White, nwhite@thurstoncd.com or 360-754-3588 ext. 136.

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Upcoming Events

Livestock Fencing Workshop

Saturday, June 18th, 9:30 – 12:30 pm
Withywindle Valley Farm – RSVP for directions

Cross fencing, rotational grazing, grounding rods, voltage, high-tensile wire… confused? Want to learn more?
Join us to look at examples of fencing systems for cattle and sheep. We will discuss portable and temporary fencing, show a
variety of products and tools, and give an opportunity for you to try them out yourself. Come meet fencing professionals and
other ranchers and grazers. All grazers, shepherds, ranchers, and curious folks welcome!

RSVP to nwhite@thurstoncd.com or 360-999-3727


Online Workshop Recordings

Access recordings of past online presentations and their materials.
 
  • Affordable Home Gardening – Originally presented online 5.7.2020
    Find a recording of the presentation here.
    Find all additional handout resources, including presentation slides, here.

  • Dealing with Mud, Manure, & Compost in Your Home Garden – Originally presented online 6.24.2020
    Find a recording of the presentation here.
    Find all additional handout resources, including presentation slides, here.

  • Getting Started with Pasture Management – Originally presented online 6.30.2020
    Find all handout resources, including presentation slides with written narration, here.

  • How to Begin Managing your Livestock Manure – Originally presented online 7.28.2020
    Find all handout resources, including presentation slides with written narration, here.

  • Advanced Pasture Management – Originally presented online 8.6.2020
    Find all handout resources, including presentation slides with written narration, here.

  • Virtual Farm Showcase – Originally presented online 8.20.2020
    You can watch each farm’s showcase video on our YouTube channel here
    Find all additional handout resources, including presentation slides with written narration, here

  • Addressing Mud & Designing a Heavy Use Area – Originally presented online 8.25.2020
    Find all handout resources, including presentation slides with written narration, here.

  • Planning a PNW Winter Garden – Originally presented online 8.27.2020
    Find all handout resources, including presentation slides with written narration here.

  • Put Your Garden to Bed – Originally presented online 10.20.2020
    Find a recording of the presentation here.
    Find all additional handout resources, including presentation slides here.

  • Garden HELP: Expert Panel – Originally presented online 11.10.2020
    Find a recording of the presentation here.
    Find all additional handout resources, including presentation slides here

  • Conservation Easements – Originally presented online 12.3.2020
    Hosted by WSU Extension. Watch a video of the online workshop here.

  • Natural Weed Control – Originally presented online 1.21.2021
    Find a recording of the presentation here
    Find all additional handout resources, including presentation slides, here.

  • Tips for Buying Farmland – Originally presented online 4.29.21
    Find a recording of the presentation here.
    Find all additional handout resources, including presentation slides, here

  • Backyard Stewardship – Originally presented online 5.11.21
    Find a recording of the presentation here.

  • Managing Noxious Weeds for Livestock – Originally presented online 5.20.21
    Find a recording of the presentation here.
    Find all additional handout resources, including presentation slides, here.

  • The Ins and Outs of the Voluntary Stewardship Program – Originally presented online 8.25.21
    Find a recording of the presentation here. *Please note, you do need to ‘register’ to watch the recording.
    Find all additional handout resources, including presentation slides, here

  • Planning for the Future of Your Farm – Originally presented online 2.23.22 & 3.9.22
    Find a recording of Part 1 here
    Find a recording of Part 2 here
    Find all additional handout resources, including presentation slides, here.

  • Western Washington General Forest Health and Risk Trees Webinar – Originally presented on 1.20.22
    Find the recording here.
    Find presentation slides here.

 

  • Managing Wildfire Risk for Our Western Washington Homes – Originally presented on 2.217.22
    Find the recording here.
    Find presentation slides here.
  • Conversation with Martin Townsend of Ranchers’ Stewardship Alliance – Originally presented online 3.2.22
    Find a recording of the presentation and discussion here.


Have a workshop suggestion or question about our upcoming programming?

 

Nora Carman-White
Communications & Education Manager
nwhite@thurstoncd.com
360-754-3588 ext. 136

You can also use our contact form.