AUGUST 14th: PICNIC at TASHJIAN BEE AND POLLINATOR DISCOVERY CENTER (3210 W. 82nd St, Chaska) at the ARBORETUM. There is an entrance gate off 82nd Ave, you don’t need to be a member.
SEPTEMBER 11th: Presentation by Julie Weisenhorn, University of Minnesota Extension professor, on making a bee friendly garden.
OCTOBER 9th: Presentation by Jeff Johnson, head of woody plant collection at the Arboretum, on Invasive Species.
NOVEMBER 13th: Presentation by Alan Branhagen, former Director of Horticulture at Kansas City’s Powell Garden, and author of Native Plants of the Midwest: A Comprehensive Guide to the Best 500 Species for the Garden. He is the Arboretum’s new Director of Operations.
DECEMBER: No Meeting
JANUARY 8th 2018: AWARDS BANQUET and DINNER at Turtle’s Bar and Grill (132 1st Ave E., Shakopee). More information to follow. **Unless otherwise noted, all Monthly Meetings occur at the Chaska VFW (620 Creek Rd). At the VFW, the schedule is as follows: 5:30-6PM Social Time 6PM START 6-6:15 Important Program Announcements 6:15-7:30 Education/Presentations 7:30 other announcements 8PM (or earlier) END Please write to the Coordinator or Volunteer Chair ahead of time if you want to bring something up at the 6-6:15 time slot.