The Orcas Island Garden Club welcomes Carrie Foss, Urban Integrated Pest Management Director at WSU Puyallup on Wednesday, May 15 at 10 a.m. at the Orcas Center.
Foss manages the WSU Urban IPM Program which provides IPM training for landscape and turf professionals, school IPM coordinators, pest management contractors, and multi-family housing communities. Foss also evaluates IPM practices and provides technical assistance to schools, corporate and university campuses, golf courses, and residential developments. She developed the WSU Hortsense website which serves as an IPM resource for Master Gardeners, home gardeners, and county agents. Foss will speak about “Insects and Integrated Pest Management.”
The Orcas Island Garden Club welcomes new members and encourages gardeners, landscapers, farmers, and those who love nature to enjoy this month’s presentation. All attendees may socialize, share gardening info and advice, and enjoy treats in the social hour following the meeting.