Author Archives: Jenny Getty

2015 Annual Report

The 2015 annual report is here!  Highlights from our fourth year of operation: Hired a three-person seed collection crew (May-October). Collected 19 lbs of seed from 16 species all over the Willamette Valley. Entered seven new species into production, for … Continue reading

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2014 Annual Report

The 2014 annual report is here!  Highlights from our third year of operation: Hired a four-person seed collection crew (May-September). Collected 35 lbs of seed from 15 species all over the Willamette Valley. Entered three new species into production, for … Continue reading

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They’re almost here! 2015 crops

Well, folks, it’s really happening!  We are getting our first significant crops this year in the form of slender cinquefoil (Potentilla gracilis) and western goldenrod (Solidago lepida var. salebrosa), and we will also get smaller amounts of self-heal (Prunella vulgaris … Continue reading

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Hiring for Seed Collection Crew

2015 Native Seed Collection Crew The Habitat Restoration Program at the Institute for Applied Ecology (www.appliedeco.org) will be hiring one crew lead and two to four assistants for a botany crew this spring and summer of 2015 for field work … Continue reading

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2013 Annual Report

The 2013 Annual Report has arrived! You can find accomplishments for 2013, collection maps for all sites and for the two species we put into production last fall, budget projection for 2014, and lessons learned. You can also return here … Continue reading

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SINE Fields Adopted by The Nature Conservancy

10/7/2013 Seed from the two production fields of Nelson’s checkermallow (Corvallis West and Salem West Recovery Zones) will be used for outplanting on Nature Conservancy sites in those zones.  These fields will be maintained for at least the next 1-2 … Continue reading

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2 SINE Production Fields Available for Adoption

9/26/2013 1/4 acre fields of Nelson’s checkermallow (Corvallis West and Salem West Recovery Zones – each from multiple source collections) at the Corvallis Plant Materials Center.  We have met recovery objectives for plant number in these 2 zones, and our … Continue reading

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Welcome!

Welcome to the Willamette Valley Native Plant Materials Cooperative website! The WVNPMC has been established in 2012 in order to address a growing need in the Willamette Valley for coordination among diverse public and private organizations using native plant materials … Continue reading

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