Acorn Harvest Time

Harvest time is upon us. Gratefully, we see the acorn harvest this year compared to last year has been especially plentiful! Our group has been busy collecting acorns and planting them in tall pots for future planting projects. Beyond acorns, we have also collected Garry oak twigs, pieces of bark, lichens and mosses, leaves, and […]

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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.