HOW TO REALLY RECYCLE TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE

By Janelle Fisher, Marketing & Communications Intern The sculptures of the Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea exhibit are on their way back to Oregon this week. After experiencing these beautiful yet eye-opening sculptures in person this summer, many visitors to the Garden walked away pondering how they could make a difference in their […]

The Little-Known & Endangered Karner Blue Butterfly

By Josie Knuth, Marketing & Communications Intern In 1992, the Karner Blue Butterfly, a subspecies of the small blue butterfly, was federally listed as an endangered species. Since then, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s endangered species program has worked to identify, protect, and restore the Karner blue butterfly to prevent its extinction. You, too, […]

Wedded Bliss & Blooms: Lindsay & Jake

By Josie Knuth, Marketing & Communications Intern June, 22 2013 | Jenquine Pavilion & Overlook Garden In this special edition of Wedded Bliss & Blooms, we look back on the wedding experience of our Horticulture Manager, Lindsay Hendricks, and her partner, Jake! Q: How did you two meet? A (Lindsay): We were introduced by a […]

The Problem with Nutrient Pollution & Algae Blooms

By Josie Knuth, Marketing & Communications Intern Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea reveals the devastating impact plastic pollution has on local habitats of water species like Stanley the Sturgeon and Giacometti the River Otter. Unfortunately, plastic isn’t the only pollutant swimming in the homes of Stanley and Giacometti. Algae, the smelly, green stuff […]