Recent Prescribed Fire: Smoke and flame may be visible at Neale Woods. Staff is actively monitoring the area.

Nature Center Closure: The Nature Center will close at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 21. Member gate fob access will be available.

Recent Prescribed Fire: Smoke and flame may be visible at Neale Woods. Staff is actively monitoring the area.

Nature Center Closure: The Nature Center will close at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 21. Member gate fob access will be available.

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Event Series Event Series: Backyard Habitats

Backyard Habitats

September 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Do you look at your backyard or nearby greenspace, and wonder if it could serve a higher purpose? Do you wish you had the know-how to turn that green wall of shrubs into a pollinator paradise? Do you want to learn about savanna and prairie restoration?

Join Fontenelle Forest Biologist, Kayla Johnson, at Fontenelle Forest’s Backyard Habitat series to for inspiration, guidance and practical tips to help you create a vibrant and thriving native plant garden! 

This series is designed to empower individuals with the knowledge to cultivate native plant gardens right in their own backyards. Each session will explore a different topic to help you create and maintain a thriving native plant garden! Join us on this journey to reconnect with nature and create a haven for biodiversity in your own backyard.

 

DATEs: Dates listed below.
Time: 12:00 – 1:00 PM
LOCATION: Locations vary – see below. Click here for exact addresses.
MINIMUM CAPACITY: 15
MAXIMUM CAPACITY: 60
PROGRAM FEE: This event is $15 for members and $20 for nonmembers. Members must sign in to receive discount.

 

Understanding and Managing Invasive Species 

In a classroom setting, learn to recognize and eliminate aggressive plants, which keep your native garden from thriving.

Date: May 19
Time: 12:00 – 1:00 PM
Location: Camp Wa-Kon-Da

REGISTER for May 19

Creating a Sustainable Landscape

In a classroom setting, discover an array of sustainable native plants, which add both function and beauty to your backyard or greenspace.

Date:
June 2
Time: 12:00 – 1:00 PM
Location: Camp Wa-Kon-Da

REGISTER for June 2

Intro to Prairie and Savanna Restoration

Take a walk at Neale Woods with Fontenelle Forest’s lead biologist, to learn about the restoration process that is enhancing the health, habitat, and beauty of our urban nature preserve.

Date: September 15
Time: 12:00 – 1:00 PM
Location: Neale Woods Nature Reserve

REGISTER for September 15

Sustainable Landscaping Stroll

Take a walk at Neale Woods with Fontenelle Forest’s lead biologist to explore best practices for implementing and maintaining native plantings in your backyard.

Date:
September 29
Time: 12:00 – 1:00 PM
Location: Neale Woods Nature Reserve

REGISTER for September 29

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