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Pete DuBois speaks on Composting – Oct 23, 1:30-2:15pm

Pete DuBois, our speaker for October 23, will talk about composting—what to put in it, how to maintain it, and how to use it.

Pete currently serves as a Senior Environmental Outreach Specialist, leading the Master Composter Recycler (MCR) Program in Clark County.

At home Pete tends two compost piles, a leaf mold pile and six worm bins. Pete processes 6,500 pounds of spent coffee grounds on his small city lot, turning urban spoil into living soil.

Pete has a masters degree in economics from Portland State University and is part of the Leadership Clark County, Class of 2005. He is an outdoor enthusiast, rafting rivers, backpacking, skiing and is learning how to swing dance.

You can learn more about the Master Composter Recycler Program and the classes they offer at http://www.clarkcountycomposts.org/ .

The club meeting runs from 1-3pm.  Snacks/visiting 1-1:30.  Speaker:  1:30-2:15pm.  General meeting:  2:15-3pm.

The public is welcome to attend any of the club’s General Meetings and speaker presentations for free.  Anyone may join the club with full membership privileges for $12/year.

For more information:   http://www.GardenClubOfCamasWashougal.org

[Article: J.W.; Image:  P.D.]

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