Join the Benton & Polk Chapter of OSWA or this seed orchard tour. See the methods of seed production for several important tree species; how the trees are grown, cones produced, seed collected and prepared by drying, sorting etc. An excellent tour we hear!
Logistics: Since this is a long way for some of us, so you may want to consider one of these carpools;
Monmouth Bi-Mart 7:55 am;Willamina Wallace bridge 7:50 am,Rickreall fairgrounds bus stop near museum 8:10 am,South Salem at 25th and Mission, behind DQ in old K-mart parking lot 8:25 am. Directions: Basically it is I-5 north to Woodburn, then east on Hwy 211 to Molalla, Colton, then another approx. 4 miles still on Hwy 211 to S. Unger Rd. left or west just under one mile to Sheckly Rd to the right, or north to the end of the road, approx. 1 mile again.
Tuesday, January 15 at 9:30am to 12:30pm
Horning Tree Seed Orchard 27004 South Sheckly Road, Colton, OR