8:00 AM08:00

2nd Transforming Landscapes for a Sustainable Future Conference


8:00 am Registration, $10 advanced registration, ($15 at the door,)

8:00 am Vince Lamb, How to take photos of your garden plants and butterflies

9:00 am Dr. Craig N. Huegel Joy of Native Gardening

9:45 am Chris Waltz, What Plants to Plant on the Treasure Coast

10:30 am Break to visit demonstrations

11:15 pm Michelle Peterson- Gardening for Native Bees

12:00 pm Break for lunch

1:00 pm Dr. Marc Minno, Gardening for Butterflies

1:45 pm Kirsten Hines & Dr. James Kushlan, Gardening for Birds in South Florida

2:30 pm Michael Kuras, Planning a Sustainable Garden and Landscape

3:30 pm Summary & Discussion: What can we do to improve our Lagoon and our Plants and Animals


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Blake Library Talk - Discover the Florida Shorebird Alliance
6:30 PM18:30

Blake Library Talk - Discover the Florida Shorebird Alliance

Location: Blake Library / 2351 SE Monterrey Rd., Stuart, FL

Cost:  Free Event

Learn about the challenges shorebirds and seabirds face in Florida and the dedicated organizations throughout the state diligently working to protect Florida's amazing diversity of shorebirds and seabirds.

Speaker:  Natasha Warraich -- is the Assistant Regional Biologist with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.  Ms. Warraich works with threatened and imperiled terrestrial species throughout South Florida. Ms. Warraich previously worked with sea turtles at Florida Atlantic University’s Marine Research Lab at the Gumbo Limbo Environmental Complex and worked for the Florida Park Service as a Park Services Specialist at Jonathan Dickinson State Park. She holds a Master’s in Environmental Sciences from Florida Atlantic University.

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