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Oaks Planted at Freund Marsh

Recently eight Garry oak seedlings were planted along the trail at Freund Marsh by the Oak Harbor Garry Oak Society, City of Oak Harbor Parks, and Miss Oak Harbor Royalty members including Teen Miss Oak Harbor Emily Evans, Teen Second Princess Savanneh Dahl, and Miss Second Princess Autumn Coker. This project celebrated Arbor Day 2018 with the […]

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Students Enjoy After School Garry Oak Enrichment

A successful pilot program at Broadview Elementary has just wrapped up. What’s next for Garry oaks in the classroom? Volunteer members from Oak Harbor Garry Oak Society taught “All about Garry Oaks”, an after-school enrichment class, at Broadview Elementary in Oak Harbor, February-March 2018. This class was held for approximately one hour per week for […]

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Grant from Island Thrift

Island Thrift generously awarded the society a grant to purchase oak related school books for children, pots for our tree nurseries, supplies to care for trees, and more. Please consider supporting them with your donations and patronage so they may continue supporting community groups like us. A warm Whidbey thank you to Island Thrift.

Smith Park Celebration of Summer 2017 - Oak Harbor Garry Oak Society

Celebrating Summer in Smith Park

In early July the Oak Harbor Garry Oak Society gathered together under the mighty oaks in Smith Park to celebrate summer and and our city’s namesake tree. There were many delightful potluck dishes shared over lively dinner conversation. Members displayed Garry oak art, historic photos, and woodworking . Several short readings rounded out a lovely […]

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Garry Oak Ornaments For Sale

Just in time for the Holidays! The Oak Harbor Garry Oak Society has handcrafted, unique Garry oak wood items for sale at 3 Sisters Market. Buy one soon, as they are only available while supplies last!  Left to right: Winter Silhouette, $10.00 Acorn with Cap and Bead, $5.00 Oak Leaves, $7.00 Little Star in Center, $3.50 […]