Making The Most Of Your Piece Of Nature: A Sustainable Backyard Workshop
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. Feel free to contact 724-238-1200 or firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions. Workshop brochure.
Date and Time
Sat, March 16, 2019
8:30 AM – 12:30 PM EST
Franklin Regional Sr High School
3200 School Road
Murrysville, PA 15668
The workshop is being presented by the PA Bureau of Forestry The event is free, but please be sure to Register.
8:30: Registration and Refreshments
9:15: "Birds in Your Backyard", Laura Jackson
10:00: "Managing Stormwater in Your Backyard", Kathy Hamilton, Westmoreland County Conservation District
11:00: "Control of Invasive Plants: Why And How", Dave Jackson, Penn State University
11:45: "Identifying and Appreciating Wildflowers", Will Taylor, Jennings Environmental Center
12:30: Wrap up
We recommend utilizing the student parking lots and entering the building through entrance G which will take you right to the auditorium. Handicap parking is available near this entrance as well.