Library Speaker Series

Library Speaker Series programs have been given by local gardeners, travel agents, art devotees, and many other experts in their field. 

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Earth Friendly Gardening: 
Irrigation
Thursday, February 29
1pm, Council Chambers

Are you looking for ways to water your garden in an environmentally friendly way? Marin Master Gardener Ron Filson will share tips to keep your plants healthy without using excess water. Ron will talk about the evolution of irrigation, seasonal supplemental watering, and the devices gardeners use to water their plants.

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Community Events for Sustainability: 
Marin Conservation League
Wednesday, March 13
6pm, Library Reading Room

The Marin Conservation League serves as both watchdog and advocate to ensure Marin's ecological values are maintained and restored. Kate Shilvock, the Executive Director of the Marin Conservation League, will share the League's history, how the League identifies conservation issues, and past, present, and future goals. 

This is our third event in our Sustainability Series.

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Keeping Varmints at Bay, part 1
Deer and Gophers
Thursday, May 2 
1pm, Council Chambers

Do you look out the window and find your roses beheaded? Your carefully cultivated vegetables are partially eaten?  Or, are your plants disappearing?  

It's likely your garden is being appreciated by deer or gophers.  Marin Master Gardener Lois Stevens will provide information and discuss techniques to help home gardeners cope with these garden pests.

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Keeping Varmints at Bay, part 2
Rats and Raccoons
Thursday, June 6
1pm, Council Chambers

Do you get up in the morning to find that the newly laid sod is rolled up?  Are your carefully cultivated fruits and vegetables being partially eaten or disappearing entirely?

It's likely your garden is being appreciated by rats and raccoons.  Marin Master Gardener Lois Stevens will provide information and discuss techniques to help home gardeners cope with these garden pests that have been known to make themselves at home in your home, too.