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Decoding Plants: Seeing Urban Flora with New Eyes
Saturdays, September 10th – October 1st || 9:30-11:30 am
Meets at Overlook Park Picnic Shelter || 1599 N Fremont St.
Four weeks, $100 || Space is limited to 20 students.
Register at Portland Underground Grad School

Botany with Siskiyou Permaculture Institute – May 7-12, 2017
A six-day immersion at Wolf Gulch Farm in the Little Applegate Valley of Southern Oregon. Course description coming soon.

Have suggestions for workshops you would like to attend or need a speaker for your event? Contact Mulysa here.

Overlook Neighborhood Sustainability Summit – February 21, 2015, 11:30 am to 4:30 pm

The first sustainability summit in Overlook will be held at Beach Elementary and will address three dimensions of local-scale sustainability and resilience: equity, economy and ecology. Mulysa will be moderating the ecology session with panelists Nikkie West of the Backyard Habitat Certification Program, Ruth Oclander of Friends of Overlook Bluff and Mary Peveto of Neighbors for Clean Air. $10 suggested donation. Register at

Center for Earth Leadership – February 10, 2015

A forum on pollinators in crises will include presentations from local honey bee expert Glen Andressen, horticulture instructor Gail Gredler. Mulysa Melco will share the story of starting the Pesticide Free Overlook project, the first effort of its kind to create a voluntary, neighborhood-wide, non-toxic landscape zone to protect health, pollinators and water quality.

Edible Plant Sale – Spring 2015

Pre-order plants: from February 21 to March 31. Find order forms here and at starting February 21.

Plant Pick up: Saturday, April 18th, 10 am to 4 pm at the Sustainable Overlook Spring Gardening Fair at New American, 2103 N. Killingsworth Ave. or by appointment.

Resilience Design is partnering with Sustainable Overlook to hold a spring plant sale with everything you need to start your own food forest! Offerings will include fruit trees, berry bushes, herbs, veggies, seeds and more! All the plants are locally sourced and are organically grown and/or Salmon Safe Certified. Check back here for order forms in February. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Sustainable Overlooks outreach programs.


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