Oxbow Farm & Conservation Center

Native Plant Nursery Open House is June 26th

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Oxbow’s Native Plant Nursery will be having an OPEN HOUSE and INFORMATIONAL SESSION at on Friday, June 26th for urban landscape and restoration professionals

 

 


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Oxbow’s Native Plant Nursery will be having an OPEN HOUSE and INFORMATIONAL SESSION at on Friday, June 26th for urban landscape and restoration professionals

Oxbow’s nursery is a state-of-the-art native plant propagation and research facility in Carnation. The day will be an opportunity to experience and learn from our unique, organic propagation techniques and to discuss native plants’ increasingly popular applications to the fields of urban landscape and restoration.

We hope to facilitate conversations and connections among landscape and restoration professionals and Oxbow’s staff and research team.

Objectives for the day include:

Learning:

  • How and why we use sustainable practices to produce plants
  • The research we do on native plant propagation and installation
  • Why locally adapted plant material matters

Seeing:

  • This year’s crop of 80+ beautiful, healthy native species
  • Our state-of-the art greenhouse facility
  • The beautiful Oxbow property that inspires our work here

Discussing:

  • Issues and barriers to using natives in your work setting
  • Plant material availability issues that matter to you
  • Ideas for future research relevant to your work

When:

Friday, June 26

9:00 – 12:00: information and networking for architecture/design/construction professionals

1:00 – 4:00: information and networking for restoration/mitigation professionals

*Times are flexible

Where:

Oxbow Farm Native Plant Nursery

10819 Carnation-Duvall Rd NE

Carnation, WA 98014

This event is free and open to anyone with a professional interest in learning more about our native plant propagation and restoration work. Please feel free to send on this information to anyone you think may be interested. Please also make use of this flier as you are able.

Click here for driving directions. For nursery events, please park at the main farm entrance and walk down our gravel driveway, following signs for the nursery.

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