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					Horticultural Societies of the Pacific Northwest
Selected Organizations
02/07/2008



Organization                         Website                 Contact Name                     Phone          Comments

Central Puget Sound Chapter of       www.wnps.org            Chrys Bertolotto, President      206-568-1802
Washington Native Plant Society                              chrysb@peoplepc.com

King County Iris Society             www.kcis.org            See website for e-mail contact


Pierce County Iris Society*          See                     Rita Butler                                     Maintains a garden at the Highline
                                     www.highlinegarden.                                                     Seatac Botanical Garden.
                                     org

Puget Sound Daylily Club*            See                     Gary Fanthorpe, President                       Maintains a garden at the Highline
                                     www.highlinegarden.                                                     Seatac Botanical Garden.
                                     org or
                                     http://dir.gardenweb.
                                     com/directory/psdc/

Seattle Rose Society*                See                     John Fredette, President         206-723-7141   Maintains a garden at the Highline
                                     www.highlinegarden.     reallycoolparents@hotmail.net                   Seatac Botanical Garden.
                                     org or
                                     www.seattlerosesoci
                                     ety.org

Mt. Tahoma Chapter, North American                           Bob Fincham
Rock Garden Society                                          bobfincham@marshell.com

The Tacoma Garden Club               www.tacomagardenc                                                       Maintains Pt. Defiance Pacific
                                     lub.org                                                                 Northwest Native Plant Garden




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Organization                            Website                 Contact Name                     Phone          Comments

Master Gardener Program                 http://mastergardene                                                    Provides Master Gardener volunteer
                                        r.wsu.edu                                                               training program

University of Washington Botanic        UW Botanic Gardens      uwbg@u.washington.edu            206-685-8616   Offers public education mainly through
Gardens                                 Headquarters                                                            Washington Park Arboretum; good
                                        Center for Urban                                                        resource information
                                        Horticulture
                                        or
                                        Jean Robins             jrobins@u.washington.edu         206-685-8033   Public events and classes offered by
                                                                                                                UW botanic Gardens
Washington Department of Fish and       http://wdfw.wa.gov/wl                                                   Backyard wildlife programs and
Wildlife, Backyard Wildlife Sanctuary   m/backyard/                                                             certification
and                                     backyard Wildlife
Coordination w/National Wildlife        Sanctuary;
Federation, Yard Certification          also WA F&W and
                                        Nat’l. Wildlife
                                        Federation Yard
                                        Certification

Highline Seatac Botanical Garden*       www.highlinegarden.     Pearl McElheran, Pres            206-391-4003   See asterisks by societies on previous
                                        org                                                                     page.

                                        www.highlinegarden.                                                     Website is good source for other links.
                                        org/links_resources.s
                                        html

King County Solid Waste Division,       www.metrokc.gov/dn      Gerty Coville, Project Manager   206-296-8459   Composting
Composting                              rp/swd/composting/


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