Front Porch: Learn about mushrooms at class Wednesday on Camano

All about mushrooms

Learn about common mushrooms in the Northwest garden and neighborhood, both edible and inedible, and how they interact with trees and plants including how they grow, where they grow and tools and resources for identification. The class is planned at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Camano Multipurpose Center (blue building), 141 E. Camano Drive. Scott Chase, WSU Shore Stewards coordinator, Island County, will provide mushroom tips. The presentation is part of a public education series hosted by the Camano Wildlife Habitat Project. For more information, go to www.camanowildlifehabitat.org, call 360-387-2236 or e-mail camanowildlifehabitat@gmail.com.

Do due for a bath? Scrub-A-Mutt is holding it’s sixth annual fundraising dog wash from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 17 at Strawberry Fields Park, 6100 152nd St. NE, next to the Marysville Off Leash Dog Park.

Scrub-A-Mutt is now accepting applications for vendors and organizations that sell to or support dogs. Both for-profit and non-profit are welcome as long as their products are “doggy” related. Vendor booth spaces are $50 for businesses and $25 for non-profit/rescue groups. Interested vendors and organizations can download the complete application at www.scrub-a-mutt.org.

Scrub-A-Mutt raises money for local dog charities. For additional information, contact Jennifer Ward at 360-659-9626.

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