Habitat Restoration in the Maritime PNW - Whidbey
The class will focus on best practices for propagating native plants, out-planting and seeding, and collecting seeds/rhizomes/bulbs. All this will be discussed and demonstrated in the context of habitat restoration - enhancing biodiversity. We will visit our Native Plant Center (nursery beds, greenhouse, shade area), an oak savanna, and our rare glacial outwash remnant prairie. We will visit sites where we can observe and discuss techniques we have used for large-scale (1+ acre) habitat enhancement over the past decade.