Garry Oak Habitat Conservation Plan

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Garry Oak Habitat Conservation Plan

January 15, 2017

Location: Port Townsend, WA

Experts: John Bornsworth, Kyle Craig, Justin Vendettuoli, Cassidy Grattan


John Bornsworth, Board Certified Master Arborist and tree ecologist, wrote a long-term conservation plan for a community park in Sequim populated with native Garry oaks (Quercus garryana).

The plan described and lined out management and practical objectives for the following:

  • Current tree preservation through ground aeration
  • Soil decompaction methods
  • Hardscape removal and wayfinding improvements to lessen impacts on roots
  • Garry oak propagation methods involving youth from local schools