Planting Natives for Pollinators
Molly Fifield-Murray, will talk about the importance of planting native plants for pollinators. Pollinators, truly, are forgotten providers. They are essential to life as we know it! They include some bats, birds – especially hummingbirds, and other animals – mostly insects – beetles, butterflies, moths, flies, and especially – bees.
Molly received a masters degree in Landscape Architecture from University of Wisconsin-Madison with Darrel Morrison serving as her major professor and mentor. She has designed native landscapes for homeowners, parks, business and highways. And she has spent two decades at Outreach and Education Manager at the UW-Madison Arboretum, the birthplace of ecological restoration.
We meet at Rock Valley College, 3301 N Mulford Rd, Rockford, Illinois 61114, in the Woodward Technology Center (WTC), rooms 119-121. Look for signs as you enter WTC. The meeting begins at 7:00 p.m. Come at 6:30 p.m. to socialize before the 7:00 meeting, browse the merchandise tables, and check out the library and Wild Ones information booths. This program is free and open to the public.