Native Plant Celebration
Rescheduled for Saturday, August 22
“Because nearly 85% of the U.S. is privately owned, our private properties are an opportunity for long-term conservation if we design them to meet the needs of the life around us.”
Dr. Doug Tallamy
Thanks to the work of Dr. Doug Tallamy, in his publication Bringing Nature Home, a case was made for the absolute importance of native plants in providing food for wildlife, connecting fragmented habitats, and increasing the biological diversity around us. His second publication, The Living Landscape, co-authored with Rick Darke, promoted strategies that combined horticulture and ecology. His work at the University of Delaware has provided evidence on the actual impact native plants have on the immediate wildlife communities.
The rescheduled Native Plant Celebration will still include two lectures by Dr. Tallamy, a book signing and a native plant sale. TWC’s tallgrass prairie will be in full bloom in August, allowing for the programming to now include nature walks identifying plants, bees and butterflies. All previous registrations will be honored.
Cost: $25.00 for members, $30.00 non-members.