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Table Rock Plein Air Hike

The Nature Conservancy and Medford District BLM annually sponsor a series of free guided hikes at the Table Rocks led by local specialists in different fields. This year’s list of spring hikes – Find Your Nature on the Rocks! – includes one that we thought might be of special interest to your organization. Hikes are free but online registration is required due to limited space.

Saturday, May 4, 9:00 a.m., LOWER TABLE ROCK OAK LOOP TRAIL

Plein Air Paintout @ the Rocks: Join Darlene Southworth, botanist and artist, for an outdoor painting session along the Lower Table Rock Oak Loop Trail (1/2 mile accessible trail) Bring your sketchpads, painting materials (any medium) and easel and chair, if you desire. Limited to 15 individuals. (

If you have any questions or need more info, please feel free to contact me.

Thank you,

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Earth Day DIY Crafts & Eco Tips for Artists

Earth Day DIY Crafts & Eco Tips for Artists

We Love Earth Day! Thank you for being a part of the solution and using natural art supplies that don’t poison our water supply, our bodies or the Earth! We encourage all of our supporters to pick one environmental organization to donate to this week! Our favorites are listed at the end of this email.

Beautiful Marbled Paper is a fun and easy craft but it usually involves synthetic or chemical ingredients. We’ve created an all natural, plant-based technique. Check it out!

DIY Natural Marbled Paper for Earth Day


Enter for a chance to win one Earth Flags Craft Kit! CONTEST will run from April 16th – 19th! CONTEST RULES:

Go to TWITTER Like, Retweet, and Reply to the Earth Flag post telling us your favorite thing about nature. One random winner chosen on

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Happy Earth Day from Leah Mebane's Earth Art!

Earth Day Painted Hands

In Gratitude on April 22nd I would like to express deep gratitude for our Mother Earth. Not only for giving us life and nourishment and blue whales (as if that weren’t enough) but also for providing us with beautiful ready made paint for over 100,000 years.

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Earth Day Recycling at Del Rio

Friday, April 20th – Sunday, April 22ndYou are invited to stop by the tasting room and participate in Del Rio’s glass recycling program. They welcome any empty wine bottles. For customers who bring in their empty bottles this weekend they wil…

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On Earth Day, a toast to Northwest wineries going greener with an option to refill bottles

Two Southern Oregon wineries, Troon Vineyard and Fiasco Winery are featured in yesterday’s Oregonian article about refilling wine bottles, just in time for Earth Day.BY RACHEL BUCCIThat wine you’re drinking tonight? Like most Oregonians, you’ll recycle…

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