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Grow Native Webinar Series

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March 5, 2021 @ 6:30 pm 8:00 pm

If you’ve heard that using native plants in your yard helps improve the environment for everyone, but are not sure why or how to do that, this series of webinars brings you up to speed on ways to turn your home garden into a native-friendly, sustainable and resilient habitat for birds and other wildlife. Start with the big picture, presented by Dr. Douglas Tallamy, the scientist who has made the case for enhancing the environment with natives, then follow up with a series of webinars that delves deeper into the “how”.

This virtual series is presented via Zoom.

$10 covers the entire series. Attend each program or pick and choose your topics. Another series will be offered this fall to help you continue your efforts and prepare for the winter.

Series Details:

Find more detail on each webinar at:

March 5, 6:30 – 8 p.m.
Nature’s Best Hope
Doug Tallamy

March 9, 6:30 – 8 p.m.
How, Which, Where and Why to Add Native Plants
Janet Davis, Hill House Nursery

March 23, 6:30 – 8 p.m.
Landscaping with Layers
Trista Imrich, Wild Worlds of Nature

April 6, 6:30 – 8 p.m.
Plight of the Pollinator: How to Support Pollinating Insects
Celia Vuocolo, Habitat & Stewardship Specialist, Piedmont Environmental Council

April 20, 6:30 – 8 p.m.
Common Invasive Plants in Virginia: Identification, Control and Native Alternatives
Elizabeth Mizell, Blue Ridge PRISM

May 4, 6:30 – 8 p.m.
The Right Native in the Right Place
John Magee, Magee Design

The Plant Virginia Natives Landscaping with Natives webinar series is coordinated and funded, in part, by the Virginia Coastal Zone Management Program through grants from the NOAA Office for Coastal Management to the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality.

The webinar is also being sponsored and hosted by Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden and Blue Ridge PRISM.

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