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Big-Leaf Maples

November 19 @ 10:30 am 12:00 pm

Salal Chapter of the WA Native Plant Society presents

2 programs in one morning about this important tree species. Hosted by the Salal Chapter of Washington Native Plant Society. Membership in the Society is not required to attend our programs.

Kevin W. Zobrist,  Professor, Extension Forestry at Washington State University will give an update on a new program called  “Sap Sucker” community science maple syrup program and how to get involved.  There is a lot happening around Acer macrophyllum, an iconic Northwest tree species that historically has been ignored. 

Al Craney, Associate Supervisor with the Skagit Conservation District will follow-up with a program on the important ecological benefits of Acer macrophyllum that deserve additional research and raise some key questions about forestry in the Pacific Northwest.

In-person, 10:30 am, November 19 at Padilla Bay Interpretive Center, 10441 Bayview Edison Road, 12 miles west of Mount Vernon.

10441 Bayview Edison Road
Mount Vernon, Washington United States
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