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A Golden Opportunity: Saving One of Washington’s Rarest Plants

One of Washington State’s rarest plants grows right here on San Juan Island! Interested in learning more? Washington’s Rare Plant Botanist Joe Arnett and Ecologist Dr. Peter Dunwiddie will share their knowledge about the beautiful and mysterious golden paintbrush (Castilleja levisecta). Participants will learn about golden paintbrush ecology, why the plant is so rare, and what’s being done to restore it in the islands and beyond.

Sponsored by the Washington Native Plant Society San Juan Chapter and San Juan County Land Bank. Refreshments provided.

For more information please contact tanjaw@rockisland.com or phone 360-370-7655.

San Juan Island Public Library:  7pm to 8pm

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