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Garden University: Wilderness First Aid Skills

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Diane Vireday, a Red Cross CPR Instructor and Herbal Medic, is partnering with The Oregon Garden to teach guests the basics of first aid for everyday ailments while camping, out in the woods, or in a disaster situation. This fun, informative, and thorough session will give you the first skills to treat bleeding, burns, broken bones, and other injuries while waiting for the paramedics. Attendees will take home home a wilderness first aid starter pack, as well!

Attendance at this workshop provides partial credit towards full certification in Wilderness First Aid (a $75 value).

General Admission: $40
Members: $30

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Your event ticket includes admission to The Oregon Garden. We encourage you to enjoy our grounds before or after attending the workshop!

Diane Vireday has been an herbalist for over 20 years, an EMT, and is an instructor for the American Red Cross in CPR, BLS, WFA and other classes. She grew up in the Southwest, and fell in love with the Pacific Northwest during college in Portland, and raised two wonderful sons here. She has had a varied career, such as starting a Swiss bakery for a farmer’s market, and also has been an herbalist for over 20 years and had an herb farm with over 100 medicinals and dye plants. She is currently in the herbal medic program of the Human Path/Herbal Medics Academy. Learn more about her work at www.cascadiaherbalmedics.com.

The Oregon Garden’s Garden University program offers ongoing education opportunities on topics in alignment with the Garden’s mission, such as pruning, beekeeping, cooking, floristry and more. Oregon Garden members receive free, or discounted, admission to Garden University. Visit www.oregongarden.org/garden-university for upcoming Garden University opportunities.


September 21
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Oregon Garden
879 W. Main St.
Silverton, OR 97381
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(503) 874-8100

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