Nature's Best Hope Conversations & Related Events

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5/15 Native Plant Sale: Miami County Park District  10 a.m.- 2 p.m.

Nature's Best Hope

5/14, 21, and 28  Gardening with Native Plants - Free Online Workshops 11a.m. with Marianist Environmental Education Center (MEEC)

6/26 MEEC Native Plant Sale 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.  Preorder by June 11

7/23-7/25 Midwest Native Plant Society Annual Conference, Bergamo Center, Dayton, OH



Aullwood Native Plant Sale 2021 Pre-orders only. Order by April 19th!

  • 4/15  Nature's Best Hope - Meanings and Actions
    • Thurs. April 15, 7-8 p.m
    • Join the conversation hosted by Doug Horvath, Outdoor Education Coordinator and Naturalist with Five Rivers MetroParks
    • Hosted by Five Rivers MetroParks
    • REGISTRATION CLOSED All ages | FREE  (This link will take you to Five Rivers MetroParks to register)
  • 4/17 Green School Yards Teacher Training
    • Sat. April 17, 10-11 a.m.
    • This workshop is for any teachers in the region that are interested in learning how to use their outdoor spaces effectively in education. Teacher can have any level of knowledge in gardening to participate in the workshop. We will discuss what is actually a Green School Yard, the steps that is takes to create one, and offer support and time to ask questions.
    • Hosted by Five Rivers MetroParks
    • REGISTRATION CLOSED FREE  (This link will take you to Five Rivers MetroParks to register)
  • 4/21  Watching the Seasons in the Miami Valley: Notes by Bill Felker
    • Wed. April 21, 7-8 p.m.
    • Join Poor Will's Almanack creator, Bill Felker, as he shares what he's learned from close observation of the natural world over many years and how his life has been enriched by connecting with nature.

4/24 Yellow Springs Native Plant Swap/Sale 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Download a DISCUSSION GUIDE here >> 

related resourcesDoug's Five Easy Steps for Beginners >>

Nature's Best Hope : A Wright Library Community Read >>

photos of native plants and pollinatorsPhotos by Maura Boesch

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