Native Plant Collaborative Series – Seed Collection & Preparation
Learn about the importance of local ecotypes of native plants, and how to collect, clean, and prepare seeds for germination.
Laurie Scott is the Lab Coordinator and Land Manager in the Science Department at Northwest Arkansas Community College (NWACC). At NWACC, Laurie maintains the native plant beds, greenhouse, coordinates seed collection, cleaning, stratification and germination of native plants propagated on the NWACC campus, in addition to maintaining the Outdoor Living Laboratory, which contains a marsh, a pond, and a Post Oak Savanna remnant that is currently being restored.
Laurie is also on the steering committee for the Arkansas Monarch and Pollinator Partnership (AMCP), co-chairs the Monitoring and Research committee for AMCP, and is an active member of AMCP’s Education and Outreach committee. Laurie is also an Arkansas Master Naturalist as well as a member of Quail Forever.
This program part of a series of free educational programs, hikes, and workshops offered at the Eureka Springs Community Center and produced by the Eureka Springs Parks & Recreation, the Northwest Arkansas Master Naturalists, the Carroll County Master Gardeners, and Wild Ones – Ozark Chapter.