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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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 […]

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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 […]

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Garry Oak Essay Contest

The Oak Harbor Garry Oak Society, together with the Whidbey News-Times, sponsored an essay contest in April. Writers were asked to share about their favorite local Garry oak and why they would like to plant an oak tree of their own. Five 10-year old Garry oak saplings were awarded. We received so many worthy essays! […]