The Whatcom Conservation District's 15th Annual Native Plant Sale is coming to Bellingham, Saturday, March 22, from 9 am to 4 pm at the ite of the Community Food C0-0p's new second store location, at Westerly Road and Cordata Parkway.
40 different species of native trees and shrubs as well as seedlings, and native wildflower seeds will be available during Native Plant Sale. This year's event also will feature demonstrations, environmental exhibits and Earth-friendly activities at the first Native Plant Expo.
Exhibitors will be:
Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association, Whatcom Land Trust,
Whatcom County Noxious Weed Board, Washington Native Plant Society, Re-Sources, Re-Store, Whatcom Farm Friends, WSU Master Gardener, WSU Master Composter, WSU Beach Watchers, Conservation Northwest, Mount Baker Beekeepers, Tenant Lake Interpretive Center, City of Bellingham Backyard Wildlife Habitat, North Cascades Audubon Society
Sunbreak Nursery, Tuxedo Garden, Tree Frog Farm, Plantas Nativa, Namaste Gardens
Felix Sonnyboy and the Muddy Boots
Food and Refreshments
Chili, Cornbread and Cookies from The Community Food Co-op and Coffee from Moka Joe
The Annual Native Plant Sale is put on each year to promote conservation of our natural resources. Trees and shrubs improve water quality, enhance wildlife habitat, reduce wind and soil erosion, and beautify your property. It also supports the WCD's educational programs, such as local and state high school Envirothon contests; educational materials, and staff support to local schools, 4H clubs, scout troops and others.
See the Whatcom Conservation District website for descriptions of the plants that will be sold. WCDis dedicated to serving present and future generations of Whatcom County through a natural resource conservation program assistance to help foster a healthy, sustainable relationship between people and the environment. They have worked with landowners and farmers to manage natural resources in Whatcom County since 1946.