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Native Plant Landscaping

March 24, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


This Zoom workshop will focus on enhancing biodiversity to create healthy habitats in the soil and landscape where you live.

Participants will:

  • Learn about design techniques to foster healthy habitats that improve water quality and soil health.
  • Be impressed by the many native grasses, wildflowers and shrubs found in Kent County.
  • Review the steps a landowner will take to prepare for and install native plants.
  • Using case studies, be shown examples of beautiful landscapes that impress the neighbors and beckon butterflies, birds and bees to visit.

Signup CLOSED with 500 attendees on Tuesday, sorry please see Aprils program at EventBrite. We have added more virtual spaces so everyone is welcome! If you are preregister you can click to join the Zoom workshop 7pm March 24th. It will NOT be recorded as it is a special guest presenter.

Presenter: Rebecca Marquardt, naturalist at Wittenbach Wege Center; landscape architect/owner of Revery; MSU Extension Master Gardener and Master Naturalist: member of River City Wild Ones, and founding member of the Native Plant Guild. She is focused on educating, guiding and inspiring the people in our community to diversify the biota – the unique flora and fauna of our Great Lakes region.


March 24, 2021
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Kent County Conservation District
3200 Eagle Park Drive NE 100 C
Grand Rapids, MI 49525 United States
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