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May 10 @ 1:00 pm 2:00 pm

Farming for the Future: Native Seed Production Tour

Join the Institute for Applied Ecology (IAE) and Benton Soil and Water Conservation District (BSWCD) to tour IAE’s native plant farm with experts in propagating and producing native plants to provide restoration sites with pollinator and wildlife resources. We will gather Tuesday, May 10 at 1 pm at the Oregon State University Vegetable Farm plots dedicated to raising native plants. BSWCD and IAE staff will discuss techniques for native plant production and management, weed control, use of fire, companion planting, and lessons learned. Join us and learn from our community’s native plant experts. Please dress appropriately for this outdoor event, including boots. ****Google maps will take you to the wrong place. Use the following directions. **** Signs will be posted to guide participants to the fields on the day of the event. Questions or to RSVP: [email protected].

Directions to the Oregon State University Vegetable Farm:

From Corvallis, head East on Hwy 34 over the Willamette River.
Take a left on Electric Rd.
Turn right at the Peach Place.
Continue on that dirt road until you reach a T. Turn left at the T.
Turn right at the first actual dirt road.
Our veg farm plots are up ahead on the right. You’ll know them by the 2-foot-tall black fabric wind fence towards the South side of the field.