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SCMGF Sustainable Gardening Winter Speaker Series – Islands in Bloom: Floral Diversity and Stewardship in the San Juan Islands

March 1 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Join us for The Annual SCMGF Sustainable Gardening Winter Speaker Series, live at our NEW LOCATION:
Everett Station
Weyerhaeuser Room, 4th Floor
3201 Smith Avenue
Everett, WA 98201
(free parking at the train station)

Topic: Islands in Bloom: Floral Diversity and Stewardship in the San Juan Islands

Botanist Madrona Murphy will provide an overview of the plant communities and landscapes of the San Juan Islands, the deep traditions of Coast Salish stewardship behind these landscape, threats they face in a changing climate, and stewardship actions by Tribes, land managers, and gardeners to keep the islands in bloom

$85 for the entire series, if purchased in advance. Tickets for individual sessions will be available for $20, starting January 1st, based on availability. Limited space available. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit:

Speaker Profile:
Madrona Murphy
Madrona Murphy is the botanist and lab manager for Kwiaht, a non-profit research co-operative in the San Juan Islands with a mission of science for stewardship.

Madrona grew up on Lopez Island and has been working as a professional botanist in the San Juans for over 20 years. She specializes in plant-human interactions, including Coast Salish agricultural landscapes, heritage orchards, and invasive non-native plants.

​Working with Kwiaht she has mapped plants on public lands throughout the San Juan archipelago, including the small islands that now make up much of the San Juan Islands National Monument


March 1
9:30 am - 11:30 am
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Everett Station – Weyerhaeuser Room
3201 Smith Ave, 4th Flr
Everett, WA 98201 United States
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