Southern Appalachian Studies Series
Nurturing Nature – A Sustainable Landscape Workshop
Presenters: Dr. Mike McKinney, Meredith Clebsch, Leah Gardner
Saturday, April 7, 9:30–1, Dorothy Herron Room A
Spend a morning learning how you can be the caretaker of your own piece of Tennessee’s natural world. Experts will share information about the vital role your garden can play in protecting biodiversity, and give you tools and resources for transforming your property into a beautiful and valuable refuge for Tennessee’s native plants, birds and pollinators.
- Dr. Mike McKinney, Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Science, UTK
- Meredith Clebsch, Land Director of Foothills Land Conservancy
- Leah Gardner, Landscape Architect and Ecological Landscape Consultant of the Blount County Soil Conservation District.
Free and open to the public, this program is hosted by Blount County Public Library, located at 508 N. Cusick Street, Maryville. For further information about library programs or services, call the library at (865) 982-0981 or visit the Web site at www.blounttn.org/197/Public-Library.