Earth Day

April 18, 2015

 

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the 15th annual Earth Day Fair on Saturday, April 19th, 2014 from 10am-4pm. This year’s theme was Protecting and Preserving our Planet.Oregon Garden Earth Day 2014

The winner of the 15th annual Oregon Garden Earth Day poster contest is Adeline Satya, a kindergarten student at Valley Inquiry Charter School. She was the winner for both her age category and for the grand prize—the first kindergarten student ever chosen for this honor. Adeline’s entry was used for the 2014 poster and promotional ads.

The 16th annual event will be held at The Oregon Garden on April 18, 2015 from 10am to 4pm and we hope you’ll join us! 

Admission

Admission is free to the Garden on April 18, 2015. We encourage you to make a $5 donation when you bring your family to enjoy this day of free education and entertainment.

 

Parking

Parking on site is $5. Free shuttles will be available from various lots in Silverton.

 

Exhibitors

2014 exhibitors included:

  • Boozy Baubles Recycled Glass Art
  • Cashmere Rose
  • City of Woodburn
  • Complex Two
  • Friends of the Willamette Valley National Wildlife Refuge Complex
  • Garten Services, Inc.
  • Green Mountain Energy
  • Gordon House Conservancy
  • Honoring our Rivers
  • Jane Goodall Environmental Middle School
  • LifeSource Natural Foods
  • Marion Soil & Water Conservation District
  • Mid-Valley Garbage & Recycling Association
  • Oregon Beverage Recycling Cooperative (OBRC)
  • Oregon Environmental Council
  • Oregon Learning Group
  • Rethreadz Clothing
  • Silver Falls State Park
  • Silverton Grange

Presentations & Activities

2014 features included:

  • Backyard Composting
  • Drive an Electric Car
  • Face Painting
  • Green Cleaners: Household Hazardous Waste Alternatives
  • Make your own Reusable Bag
  • Make your own Seed Pots
  • Oregon Environmental Council
  • OSU Bug Zoo
  • Turtle Ridge Wildlife Center: Live Birds
  • Woodburn High School Mariachi Band

 

Sponsors

Marion County

 

Marion County

Marion County

Marion County

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Oregon Dept Energy_webIzaak Walton League

 

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, contact Brittney at bhatteberg@oregonarden.org.


Hours

May - September
Daily - 9:00am to 6:00pm

October - April
Daily - 10:00am - 4:00pm

The Garden is open 365 days a year and is pet-friendly. Check the Visit page for the Visitor Center hours.


Admission

Adults $11
Seniors (60 and over) $9
Students (12 - 17) $8
Children (5 - 11) $5
Children (4 & under) Free
Groups (15+ ppl, advance notice) $8ea
All Military w/ ID $8

Contact & Directions

phone (503) 874-8100
toll-free (877) 674-2733
fax (503) 339-2996
email info@oregongarden.org
address 879 W. Main St.
Silverton, OR 97381

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