Plant This, Not That!

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Date/Time
Monday, July, 10, 2017
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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green|spaces

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Have you ever wondered what you can plant if you want to get rid of invasive exotic plants on your property, such as English ivy, winter creeper, zebra grass, bush honeysuckle and others, or what you can plant instead of these horrible invaders?  There are lots of great native alternatives to almost any kind of invasive exotic plant.  Join the Tennessee State Natural Areas regional stewardship ecologist, Lisa Huff, for a presentation to highlight some great alternative natives plants to replace or use instead of invasive exotics.  The presentation is specific to exotic species and alternatives in the East Tennessee region.  We will also discuss techniques for getting rid of exotics.  This presentation will last about one hour, is free and open to the public.

Lisa Huff has been working in her field since 1981 and has participated in diverse work as an environmental scientist and researcher, program manager, and developer.  Lisa is currently tasked with the daily operations and management of over 42,000 acres in 21 natural areas for the Tennessee Division of Natural Areas.  Her greatest love is wildlife and animals, the creative and performing arts.  She also enjoys writing and designing comfortable indoor and outdoor spaces.

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