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Why Choose Native Plants?

Conservation, restoration, and pollinator-friendly gardens are some of the most well-known benefits of planting natives. But how does planting natives...


Assisted tree migration: Stratification & Sowing

This blog post is part 2 of a series following the Tree Population Assisted Migration Project—an experimental planting designed by Oxbow’s...


5 Benefits of Outdoor Play for Children

There are so many ways that today’s children are different from other generations. Their ability to use technology for learning...


Assisted tree migration: Planting for climate resilience

Part 1 of a Series on Assisted Tree Migration. Read part 2 >> What is tree migration? When you think...


Bobcat Sighting Signals a Habitat Restoration Win

One of the questions we’re continuously asking at Oxbow is, “What wildlife lives here?” Oxbow comprises 240 acres of land;...


Fall Planting Season

When you think of “planting season,” what time of year comes to mind? For many gardeners, spring is where the...


Oxbow Summer Farm Camp: A season of sharing, connection, and fun!

Summer Farm Camp has been an integral part of Oxbow’s programming for over a decade. Year after year, kids of...


Sip & Stargaze offers a rare nighttime peek at Oxbow

Oxbow is thrilled to announce one of our most anticipated events of the year: Sip & Stargaze returns for its...


Pollinator Picks: Attract more pollinators by planting what they love

Pollinators prefer specific flowers for a wide variety of reasons, including size, shape, color, and ability to provide food and...


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Four common pollinators that might surprise you

When you think of pollinators, your brain might go straight to graceful butterflies, fuzzy bumblebees, or maybe even hummingbirds flitting...