Event, Forestry, opinion

Opinion | Bring the Forest Home on March 16 and support Washington County Students

A tree farm in Hayward, and a member of the Washington County Small Woodlands Association. Photo: Chas Hundley

It would be a rare person who didn’t appreciate the beauty of our woodlands and native plants. The Pacific Northwest is acclaimed as one of the best places in the world to grow these beauties.

Much of the forest land around Gales Creek, Banks, Manning and Buxton belongs to people owning small tracts of woodlands. Many of these people are members of Oregon Small Woodlands Association, Washington County Chapter.

Our goal is to support the health and sustainability of woodlands and share what we learn with others. For the past 19 years, we have shared the beauty of native plants and trees with the public through our annual Native Plant and Tree Sale. Native plants adapt . . .

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