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Native Plants for Sustainable Landscapes presented by Donald Leopold & Timothy Toland
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
110 Moon Library Conference Room
This presentation will highlight native herbaceous and woody species that are no maintenance/long-lived, adapted to extreme conditions (e.g., salinity, alkalinity, drought, shade), to attract wildlife (especially birds and butterflies), are deerproof, or/and produce food for people.
It is not necessary to register for the session and you can feel free to bring your lunch; brownies from Harrison Bakery will be provided on a first-come first-served basis as long as they last!
This is the first of several informational /training sessions on Sustainability co-sponsored by the Office of Human Resources and the Office of Renewable Energy Systems. This series will be held over the Noon hour to allow as many college employees and students to attend, and will span both the 2012 spring and fall semesters. The speakers will provide a variety of information and expertise that may be applicable to the workplace as well as home lives.
Please also mark your calendar for these additional sessions this spring which will also be held in 110 Moon Library, from Noon – 1pm:
Paul Crovella – “Energy Use in Homes and Buildings” – Thursday, February 23rd
Tim Volk – “Woody Biomass as a Source of Renewable Energy” – Thursday, March 1st
Matt Potteiger – (Topic to be determined) – Tuesday, March 20th
Sponsor: Office of Human Resources & Office of Renewable Energy Systems