Native Plant Collaborative Series – Pollinator Friendly Yards
Lawns are estimated to cover 40 million acres in the United States. Each year in the United States, an estimated 325 trillion gallons of water, 90 million pounds of fertilizer, and 78 million pounds of pesticides are applied to lawns, impacting nearby wildlife and water resources.
Please join Eric Fuselier, Wilderness and Master Naturalist, for this informative program in which you’ll learn about the history of the American lawn and how they came to dominate the suburban landscape, and how lawns can be better managed to reduce their environmental impacts. Tired of mowing? You’ll also learn about alternatives to lawns that are less maintenance and more environmentally friendly.
This program is part of the series of free educational programs 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, Eureka Springs Native Plant Collaborative and Wild Ones – Ozark Chapter.
These great groups have formed a collaborative to propagate native plants for use in Eureka Springs parks and to share their knowledge with the rest of us.
Snow date is March 12.