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Sign up for Bee Notes

Bee Notes is our newsletter about pollinators in general, with a focus on mason bees.

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Dues and Donations

We are collecting dues for 2022, as we anticipate resuming many activities and educational opportunities. Donations are always welcome, if you’re so inclined. And now you can pay conveniently online!

Pay your dues HERE

Our Seventh Annual BEEvent Pollinator Conference Was A Success!

Did you miss the conference? We’ve added a video of the complete event, broken into six segments that you can peruse at leisure.

Get your ticket HERE

News and Events

Save the Date!

Next year’s BEEvent Pollinator Conference is scheduled for March 5, 2022. We’re anticipating this to be a hybrid event, with both in-person and online opportunities. Registration will open in February 2022.

News From The Demo Garden

We’re pleased to share informative articles from Betty Goergen and other Demo Garden volunteers. Click HERE for the latest.

Master Gardener Training and Certification Updates

There are understandably a lot of questions regarding certification and training updates. Click HERE for the latest.

Invasive Cuban treefrogs found in plants shipped to Oregon

SALEM, Ore. – Two non-native and potentially invasive Cuban treefrogs (Osteopilus septentrionalis) were found Monday to be hitchhiking on nursery plants sold at one location in Oregon and another purchased online.

ODFW advises that all nursery plant retailers and customers inspect all products and contact wildlife officials if any frogs or other species are found hitchhiking on or inside of a product. 

Full article from ODFW HERE

Gardening in the Pacific Northwest – Lunchtime Talks

Join the Linn County Master Gardener Volunteer Association for a lunchtime discussion of seasonal gardening topics.

Watch videos from our playlist HERE

OMGA has awarded LCMGA the 2020 Marje Luce Search for Excellence Award for the BEEvent Pollinator Project!

We’re pleased to announce that the Linn County Master Gardeners chapter has been awarded the Marje Luce SFE award by the Oregon Master Gardener Association. This recognition also comes with a $250 cash prize. You can read more about this award here.