"Eco-conscious Gardening and Landscaping" Enjoyed by More Than 80 People

Master Naturalists and Master Gardeners partnered to present "Eco-conscious Gardening and Landscaping" on February 21, 2011. Along with natural areas, home landscapes are part of the local ecosystem. Purpose was to learn about using native plants in the home landscape and how to be a responsible gardener and landscaper by choosing plants to avoid ecological problems. Presentations by Dan Olson, Director of Natural Resources for Champaign County Forest Preserve District and Jamie Ellis botanist with the Illinois Natural History Survey. Program was open to the public.

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