What a day for the Garry oaks in Oak Harbor! City staff officially cut the ribbon on a stunning new interpretive display and park name sign for Smith Park, and, along with Garry Oak Society volunteers, planted three new Garry oaks in honor of community members who served on the Oak Harbor Parks Board. Both […]
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 […]
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 […]
Volunteer with the City of Oak Harbor on February 26th and February 27th planting seedlings at the Oak Harbor Centennial Oak Grove! Planting is planned to take place both days between 8:00 AM and 4:30 PM. The Centennial Oak Grove is at the intersection of State Route 20 and Fakkema Rd. Interested in volunteering? Contact Brad […]
Members of the OHGOS came together this fall to plant acorns from favorite local Garry oaks and take the pots home for nurturing until the seedlings are big enough to plant successfully. This will be when they are 2-3 years old. We want to provide a supply of juvenile trees in Oak Harbor at-the-ready for […]
The Oak Harbor Garry Oak Society is a grassroots group on Whidbey Island that first began meeting in 2015. We are committed to the stewardship of Garry Oak Trees in Oak Harbor through outreach, education, and preservation.