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Continuing Education at Green River College

Do you enjoy watching CSI programs/mysteries? Then this class is for you. This 3 hour presentation will contain some photos and information that might be considered graphic/offensive. Learn behind the ‘scenes’ facts of several crimes such as homicides, robberies, staged crime scenes, and mor...

Learn the basics of pruning so you can do it the right way! The instructor (an experienced Arborist and Horticulturist) will explain the reasons to prune, how pruning affects plant growth, and the influence it has on flowering and fruiting. Learn how to use the tools of the trade to prune evergreen ...

Learn about 20 of the top Fly fishing destinations in the Western US and BC. We will discuss both “DIY” and fully guided options. Learn how to prepare an incredible itinerary and experience some of the wests best fly fishing. Class will include a resource notebook loaded with info. Instructor...

No programming required! Discover easy-to-use, drag & drop design tools that can build your personal or small business website quickly! Covers website layout planning, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), social media marketing, the tips and traps of website design. Optional eBooks available for purcha...

You have 30 minutes to get out, what do you do? There may be a fire, earthquake, flood, Mt. Rainier volcanic eruption, tsunami, natural disaster or medical emergency. Don’t panic, follow your plan. Determine now what you will do and take depending on the amount of time you have to vacate. Learn ho...

Learn how to create an eBay Seller account, create successful eBay listings, upload pictures and accept online payments with PayPal. Included are selling “Tips, Tricks and the Traps” to avoid. Covers how to determine shipping costs, where to get FREE shipping supplies, how to print shipping labe...

Learn to eliminate the stress, worry, and hassle that comes with the month of December. Learn creative ways to complete tasks in advance so that by the time December arrives, you are prepared and will have extra time to enjoy attending concerts or other festive events around this special time of yea...

Trout fishing is a great lifetime activity for families! You will learn how to get started in this great sport including how to select tackle & equipment, where and when to go for success, and some straight forward tips on how to catch trout. Included is a resource notebook with information on how t...

Sea-run cutthroat, resident Coho and Chinook, and seasonal migrating salmon can all be taken on flies from beaches all over Puget Sound. We'll discuss tackle, equipment, lines and productive fly patterns. You will learn about tides, points of access and where and when to fish. Class includes writ...

Learn where, when, and how to successfully fly fish in Washington. We will give seasonal overviews and forecasts, helping you set up a season of successful fly fishing. Class will include a resource guide with information about specific destinations, fish plants, hatch charts, fly pattern suggestio...

Washington State and the Pacific NW are blessed with some amazing Stillwater fly fishing destinations. Lakes require a different set of strategies and skill set compared to rivers. Come and learn how to unlock the mysteries of Stillwater angling. In the classroom session we will discuss the essen...

Reap a bountiful harvest of your own fruit! Learn the basics of fruit culture in the Pacific Northwest climate. Avoid the common frustration and disappointment of poor quality crops and unhealthy plants. Learn to properly plant and care for your trees, and which varieties do best here. Find out ho...

Harvest your own fruit! Learn the basics of fruit culture in the Pacific Northwest climate. Avoid the common frustration and disappointment of poor quality crops and unhealthy plants. Learn to properly plant, prune and care for your trees, which varieties do best in our area, and how to avoid or dea...

Want to learn how to keep honeybees but need a little bit of guidance? Danny Najera, Green River biology instructor and avid beekeeper, will discuss the needs of the bees and the beekeeper. We will cover topics including the wooden boxes, frames, choosing the location, and getting your bees. We'll...

Get a unique, creative and modern approach to designing arrangements while learning the basics of floral design. Class will include the care and handling of flowers, flower varieties and fundamental concepts of floral arrangements and styles. Gain a basic foundation for personal use or ...

Fly casting is the foundational skill to becoming a successful fly fisher. In this 2 session hands on course, you will get all the fundamentals needed to become a good caster. This class is designed for new casters or those with just a little experience. Class includes use of rods, reels and lines....

Create a great-looking landscape or garden that's healthier for you, your family, your pets, and the environment...and it saves you time and money! Topics include using a sustainable and economical approach to planning and managing a landscape or garden based on five components: soil, water, plants...

Join us for a 3 session hands on crash course to learn the skills of Trout Fly fishing. Session 1 in the classroom will cover rods, reels, lines leaders and flies, and how to set up equipment. Session 2 will be an introduction to fly casting held at a local lake. Session 3 will be held at Rattlesna...

Designed for the caster with some experience. We will evaluate your casting stroke and make recommendations to improve your efficiency, accuracy, distance, and presentation. This is also great refresher course if it’s been awhile since you have cast. Get ready for a great season of fly fishing wi...

If you are a Washington State K-12 certified educator and are looking to receive clock hours in return for your successful completion of a Continuing Education (CE) department course, you are required to register for consideration of clock hour issuance each quarter you would like to complete a CE-s...

You put a lot of work into your yard and garden – don’t let bugs ruin it! From your lawn to landscape plants to vegetables, the wise gardener will be alert for possible disaster. Insects, disease, and animals all can be destructive. Learn about the most common yard and garden ...

You put a lot of work into your yard and garden – don’t let bugs ruin it! From your lawn to landscape plants to vegetables, the wise gardener will be alert for possible disaster. Insects, disease, and animals all can be destructive. Learn about the most common yard and garden ...

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