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Natural History Workshop: Residential Native Meadow Establishment and Evolution
Saturday, March 30, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Workshop Instructor: Rita Hennessy
PVMN Re-Cert Eligible
Registration is required and limited to 15 participants. Please register below.
Rita Hennessy began native meadow establishment and restoration efforts on her property after house construction in 2012. Rita will share her 6 year experience as a novice horticulturalist. This workshop will focus on native meadow establishment, types of meadows and holistic approaches, maintenance, and dealing with invasives. Rita’s property includes a two acre open meadow, and a one acre orchard, surrounded by woodlands in Jefferson County, WV.
The workshop will be held onsite and the address will be provided in the registration confirmation email. Workshop is limited to 15 participants. Three follow up field visits are being offered to observe the meadow cycle throughout the year, however each field visit will require separate registrations and space is not guaranteed.
The field visits are as follows and can be found on the website calendar:
June Field Trip: Warm season meadow flowers emerging – Beard Tongue, Wild Bergamont, Milkweed
September Field Trip: Pollinators & butterflies, managing invasives
November Field Trip: To mow or not to mow? Providing winter cover for birds and insects.
Please dress for the weather, wear comfortable walking shoes and bring along drinking water, sunscreen and insect repellant.
Please contact Krista Hawley at firstname.lastname@example.org or 681-252-1387 with any questions you may have.
All workshop fees are non-refundable.