Open House 2023

May 6, 2023  -  9:00am to 1:00pm
Friends of Buford Park & Mt. Pisgah
Native Plant Nursery
34639 Frank Parrish Rd. 
Help us finish off our spring plant sale with a flourish! 
• Meet Friends of Buford Park & Mt. Pisgah staff and board members.
• Nursery staff and volunteers will be available to answer questions about gardening and landscaping with native plants. 
• Find out about stewardship activities and recent projects with Friends of Buford Park stewardship staff.
• Eat snacks!
• Kids of all ages can explore the nursery with an educational scavenger hunt and special activity.
• Peruse our remaining inventory of native plants for purchase.
• Learn about the Germination and Phenology of Annual Prairie Species Research Project and the Scarlet Monkeyflower Project with Jeff Diez, UO Biology Department.
• Simply wander through the nursery on your own, or join us for a guided tour.
Tour Schedule
10:00 am - From wild collection to broadcast seeding, a walk and talk about the Friends native plant materials program and its essential role in our stewardship practice with Jason Blazar, Friends of Buford Park & Mt. Pisgah Stewardship Director
11:00 am - Introduction to our Stewardship, North Bottomlands tour with Jared Tarr, Friends of Buford Park & Mt. Pisgah Volunteer and Intern Coordinator.
12:00 pm - Nursery Native Plant Phenology Project tour with Gail Baker, Assistant Professor of Biology (retired) at Lane Community College