time and space – building native habitat

 

Happy New Year to all! 🙂

kindly follow the link below for Dr. Malcolm Vidrine’s recent posts on natural gardening with prairie in southwestern Louisiana. You will enjoy the brief journey, I hope.

Time and Space: The Cajun Prairie Restoration Project in pictures 25 years after installation

January 5, Winter Plant Identification Workshop – Pitkin, Louisiana – Dr. Charles M. Allen leads field trips to various high quality vegetation sites in and around Kisatchie National Forest Vernon District and his Bed and Breakfast (homeplace pollinator gardens) – 337-328-2252 native@camtel.net

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Dr. Allen is one of the leading plant Taxonomists (folks) in the region. He makes field botany fun!

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He has spent his life studying plants in Louisiana

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…and in other parts of the world…

January 13, Louisiana State Horticulture Society annual meeting LSU AgCenter Experiment Station, Hammond Louisiana

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Hammond Station is a great garden to visit, even in winter…

January 16, Hilltop Arboretum Annual Symposium —   The Living Landscape: Designing for Beauty and Biodiversity in the Home Garden – This should be a great day spent with Rick Darke and Dr. Doug Tallamy in the house talking about the subject of their new book! If you haven’t heard them speak, you’re hiding under a rock somewhere. :)))))

http://sites01.lsu.edu/wp/hilltop/adult-programs/symposium/

February 6, Camp Hartner, Pollock, Louisiana, Louisiana Native Plant Society Annual Meeting —– Gardening with Prairie —  Seven leading regional prairie experts will speak briefly on specific prairie ecology topics. I hope to be there to hear these talented folks speak and to maybe do some botanizing – see the link below for info

http://canps.weebly.com/lnps-annual-meeting.html

 

 

 

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