Hoyt Arboretum Friends (HAF) is a membership-based, nonprofit organization working in partnership with Portland Parks and Recreation to support Hoyt Arboretum.

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Pacific Northwest Chapter of the American Bamboo Society Presents “Looking into Moso Plantations, China”

Saturday, January 31, 12:30pm

Horticulturist Susanne Lucas travelled to China in February 2014 to learn first-hand about moso planation development. Hear her impressions at this presentation sponsored by the Pacific Northwest Chapter of the American Bamboo Society.

Saturday Crew

Saturday, February 7, 9am-12pm

The Saturday Crew helps with trail maintenance, invasive species removal, special projects and more. No experience required; tools and instruction provided. Email volunteer@hoytarboretum.org to sign up, or sign up online here.

Native Conifers of Northwest Oregon: Learn to identify all 18 conifers native to northwest Oregon

Wednesday, February 18, 10am-1pm

Interested in expanding your knowledge of native conifers? Instructor Ken Denniston (author of nwconifers.com) to help you identify the local conifers of northwest Oregon.

The classwill include classroom instruction and, weather permitting, a tour of native conifers in Hoyt Arboretum. Learn easy ways to distinguish each conifer species using both photos and specimens. Class attendees will receive a handy cheat sheet to identify native conifers with 99% accuracy.

Limited to 15 people per class. $15/members, $20/non-members. Registration is required. This class is now full. Please see below for information on the March 7 class.

Oregon Season Trackers - A Citizen Science Program

Wednesday, March 4, 10am-2:30pm

Do you want to learn more about the microclimate where you live? Do you want to contribute to our understanding of the weather and its effect on plants and animals? 

Become an Oregon Season Tracker "Citizen Scientist" and help monitor seasonal patters of precipitation (rain and snow) and phenology (timing of natural processes such as bud break). This workshop will be conducted by Oregon State University Extension Service and hosted at Hoyt Arboretum.

Click here for more information, including how to register! Questions? Call the OSU Extension office at 503-397-3462.

Native Conifers of Northwest Oregon: Learn to identify all 18 conifers native to northwest Oregon

Saturday, March 7, 10am-1pm

Interested in expanding your knowledge of native conifers? Instructor Ken Denniston (author of nwconifers.com) to help you identify the local conifers of northwest Oregon.

The class will include classroom instruction and, weather permitting, a tour of native conifers in Hoyt Arboretum. Learn easy ways to distinguish each conifer species using both photos and specimens. Class attendees will receive a handy cheat sheet to identify native conifers with 99% accuracy.

Limited to 15 people per class. $15/members, $20/non-members. Registration is required.

Please sign up below via Paypal or contact Becky at becky.schreiber@portlandoregon.gov or 503.823.1649.

 

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