Encouraging Nature in Your Own Backyard (virtual) Online
Encouraging Nature in Your Own Backyard (virtual) -
Thursdays, February 4-25, 7:00-8:30 PM
*Registration for this series is required & opens January 21*
A link to the virtual meeting will be emailed the morning of each program. A jointly sponsored series hosted by Penfield Public Library and Pittsford Community Library in partnership with Color Penfield Green and Color Pittsford Green. See below for individual programs:
February 4 | The New American Garden: Ethical Choices for Sustainable Gardens
with Megan Meyer of Color Penfield Green
Learn how to be good stewards of the land starting in your own backyard as it impacts our neighbors and the wildlife on which we depend.
February 11 | Bird-Friendly Backyards
with Chris Lagewski, Director, Montezuma Audubon Center, Savannah, NY
Chris, a passionate birder and conservationist, will discuss how to protect our backyard birds by planting native vegetation, installing birdhouses and feeders, and eliminating pesticides from lawn care activities.
February 18 | Creating a Landscape for Pollinators and Other Insects
with Janet Allen, co-founder and President of Habitat Gardening in Central New York, a national chapter of the national organization Wild Ones: Native Plants, Natural Landscapes
Learn the important role of pollinators, the “little things that run the world” in your own yard and beyond – and why it matters.
February 25 | First Frogs in Our Own Backyard
with Margot Fass, Frog House Founder
Where frogs can survive, life can survive. Sustainable gardening principles that eliminate all toxins are applicable everywhere. Transform your property into a beautiful haven for wildlife and joy.
- Dates & Times:
- 7:00pm - 8:30pm, Thursday, February 4, 2021
7:00pm - 8:30pm, Thursday, February 11, 2021
7:00pm - 8:30pm, Thursday, February 18, 2021
7:00pm - 8:30pm, Thursday, February 25, 2021
- Time Zone:
- Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
- Penfield Public Library
- This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.