Native Alternatives to Invasive Trees and Shrubs - February 2, 2012
Release date: 12/7/2011
Free Program Sponsored by Sponsored by SOCWA, Southeastern Oakland County Water Authority In cooperation with the Farmington Hills Nature Center & Department of Special Services
Native Alternatives to Invasive Trees and Shrubs: Restoring the Ecology of Community and Home Landscapes
Thursday, February 2, 2012
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Registration open: 6:30pm
Costick Center, City of Farmington Hills 28600 West Eleven Mile Rd.
between Middlebelt and Inkster Roads
Part I: Restoring the Ecology of Heritage Park In Farmington Hills
- Woodland diversity - What does it mean in an urban setting?
- Ashlie Simons, Heritage Park Nature Center Supervisor
- Removing invasives and planting natives: Heritage Park experiences
- Randy Lovett, Supervisor of Parks, Farmington Hills
Part II: Poster Session: Community Projects for Rouge River Landscape Restoration
- Table displays: native plants, rain gardens, invasive removal, environmental education, trees and mulching, and more
Part III: Featured Presentation
- Native Alternatives to Invasive Trees and Shrubs,
- Tom O’Dell, Nichols Arboretum and Matthei Botanical Gardens
Telephone SOCWA at 248¬288¬5150 or via e-mail
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