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Acorns

Normally acorns would be dropping all over the Old Town area of Oak Harbor by now, but it seems this year the acorn harvest is in very short supply. The same acorn shortage is true for SE Vancouver Island and San Juan Island’s Garry oaks. We believe the scant acorn production is due to the […]

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Handcrafted Garry Oak Items for Sale

Please stop by the Garry Oak Gallery in downtown Oak Harbor to see our Society’s handcrafted Garry oak items for sale including ornaments, bowls, kitchen utensils, salt/pepper shakers, coasters, and more! Created by volunteer artisans from sustainably collected  Garry oak, you’re sure to find a unique piece that has to come home with you! All […]

Navy Open House

Did you know? This luscious beauty is a chocolate lily, a wildflower associated with Garry oak ecosystems. Only a tiny remnant of these flowers survive today in our community in a location on Navy property. Look for the Oak Harbor Garry Oak Society booth at the Navy Open House event June 24th from 9 am-3 […]

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Happy New Year!

The Oak Harbor Garry Oak Society is pleased to announce that we have achieved our non-profit status just in time to greet 2017!  It’s now easier than ever for you to become an official Society member on our full-featured website. The yearly membership fee is only $20.00. Without your membership support, the Garry Oak Society could […]

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Giving Thanks

I’m very thankful for the dedicated volunteers who give of their time to help with Garry oak conservation in our Oak Harbor community. YOU are making a positive difference in our environment, not just in the present, but in the decades and centuries to come. I’m also thankful for our productive partnerships between OHGOS other […]

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Presenting Oak Harbor Garry Oak Society

Oak Harbor Garry Oak Society experienced success in outreach/education, fundraising, and membership enhancement at the August Farmer’s Markets and at the September Music Festival. We had lots of conversations with people in our community and visitors to Oak Harbor about the importance of Garry oak conservation. Special thanks to all the OHGOS members who gave […]