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Encouraging Nature in Your Own Backyard (virtual)

Encouraging Nature in Your Own Backyard (virtual) Online

Encouraging Nature in Your Own Backyard (virtual) -

Thursdays, February 4-25, 7:00-8:30 PM

For Adults

*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
  Adult Program     Streamed Event  
This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.
Registrations open at 7:00pm Thursday, January 21, 2021

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