Bureau of Forestry Conference - Making the Most of Your Piece of Nature

March 03, 2018 | 8:00 am. - 12:30 pm.

Main Campus - Succop Theater

Spend a morning learning how you can care for your "Piece of Nature." With the increased prevalence of development and urban sprawl, learn how you can transform your property into a refuge for native birds, pollinators, and wildlife. Experts will be on hand to inform and answer questions along with an assortment of vendors that can help you to bring your vision to life.

 

8:00: Registration and Refreshments

 

8:30: Introductions

 

8:45: "The Importance of Your Piece Of The Puzzle", Dr. Rebecca Thomas, Slippery Rock University

 

9:35: "Birds in Your Backyard", Laura Jackson

 

10:20: Break

 

10:40: "Control of Invasive Plants: Why And How", Dave Jackson, Penn State University

 

11:30: "Identifying and Appreciating Wildflowers", Will Taylor, Jennings Environmental Center

 

12:15: Wrap up

Workshop is free but please register to attend -

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/making-the-most-of-your-piece-of-nature-a-sustainable-backyard-workshop-tickets-36831641431?aff=es2

 

 

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