Pollinators: Powerful Plant Propagators on Patrol
Pollen, friend or foe?
April 3rd or April 4th
The Buzz on Bees
April 10th or April 11th
High Flying Helpers
April 17th or April 18th
April 24th or April 25th
Time: 1:30 – 3 pm
Cost: $10 members/$15 non-members per class
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Sustainable Gardening Workshop Series
Wednesdays days from April 3rd to May 8th
7:00 to 9:00pm
Did you know that our Mediterranean climate is perfect for year-round gardens? Join Master Gardeners Dee Brown and Ann Northrup for an exciting six-week series about sustainable vegetable gardening! More info.
Raising Beautiful and Bountiful Citrus Trees
Saturday, April 6th
10:00am to 12:00pm
Ages 18 and Up
Citrus are wonderful trees as they offer both beauty and fruit for a home gardener. Master Gardener Roberta Barnes will lead a class about the types of citrus trees that thrive in Santa Clara County and how to care for them. Techniques for planting and pruning will be covered and, immediately after the class, there will be a hands-on demo of planting a citrus tree in Guadalupe's historic orchard! More info.
Spring Birding Walk
Saturday, April 20th
9:00am to 11:00am
Join avid birder Ralph Schardt for a two- hour easy birding hike along the Guadalupe River. An experienced birder with a passion for getting people of all ages out in nature, Ralph will teach participants how to successfully identify our local and migrating birds by using guide books and binoculars. All ages are welcome; under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. If you have your own bird books and binoculars please bring them, but some will be available to borrow for the duration of the walk. More info.
Urban Foraging Workshop
Saturday, April 27th
10:00am to 12:00pm
Have you ever been out for a walk and wondered if any of the plants around you could make it to your dinner plate? Join our urban foraging enthusiasts Dion Kardasis and Jeremy Dalton for a two- hour workshop on finding and cooking edible weeds. Dion and Jeremy will teach participants how to identify edible plants and then lead the class on a foraging excursion around the Guadalupe River Park & Gardens. Finally, the class will return to the Visitor Center to cook up some of the fruits of their labor. This class is open to all ages; minors must be accompanied by an adult. More info.
Please consider a bequest to GRPC as part of your estate plan. There's no minimum amount required. In fact, you can specify any dollar amount, leave a percentage of your estate, or designate what remains after your estate has been settled. Here's some sample language:
I give to Guadalupe River Park Conservancy, a California non-profit corporation (Tax ID 77-0166797), $_______ or _____% of my estate or ____% of the residue of my estate. I intend this gift to be used for an endowment that will support Guadalupe River Park Conservancy in perpetuity OR I intend this gift to be used at the Board of Directors' discretion.