Public Event

Native shrubs for the home landscape

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Date(s) - 02/26/2018
7:00 pm

Monroe St Alley


Native shrubs for the home landscape

Presenter: Kevin Rohling, Forestry Technician, Dixon Springs Ag Center

Do you want to attract birds and butterflies to your yard? Have you spent hours removing invasives and are wondering how to replace them? Presenter Kevin Rohling will discuss shrubs native to southern Illinois which will make an attractive addition to your property. Kevin is a Forestry Technician at Dixon Springs Agricultural Center. He has a B.S. and M.S. in Geography from SIUE where he minored in Environmental Science. Kevin has over 10 years of experience working in natural areas across the country.

Sponsored by Tupelo Chapter of Wild Ones Native Landscapers
Contact Ruth Kelley
Tupelo Chapter Wild Ones
P.O Box 1324
Murphysboro, Illinois 62966

Wild Ones® began in 1979 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and became a non-profit, tax-exempt corporation in 1990. Membership currently totals more than 3000 nationwide, with fifty- six active chapters in fourteen states.
Wild Ones: Native Plants, Natural Landscapes promotes environmentally sound landscaping practices to preserve biodiversity through the preservation, restoration and establishment of native plant communities.
Members hold monthly meetings and participate in field trips, seed collecting, plant rescues, and slide lectures by various experts in the field. At the national level there is the bi-monthly publication, the Wild Ones Journal, which contains interesting articles and practical advice about natural landscaping and biodiversity.