Native Plant Center Events
What: Spring Landscape Conference—Wildlife Matters: Creating Landscapes that Sustain Nature
When: Monday, March 17, 2014, 8:30 a.m.–3 p.m.
(Snow date: Tuesday, March 18)
Where: Gateway Center, Westchester Community College
Enter Grasslands East Gate, Park in Lot #1
Description: Nature relies on a working web of life with diverse populations of plants and animals. Having evolved together over thousands of years, native flora and fauna depend on one another for survival. Increase the ecological value of your landscapes by creating essential habitat for wildlife. Learn how to enhance your gardens to attract and sustain birds, butterflies, bees, and other native creatures. Details.
What: 15th Annual Native Plant Sale
When: Saturday, April 26, 2014, 10 a.m.–1 p.m.
Where: Westchester Community College
Park in Visitor Lot #1
Description: Thousands of beautiful, beneficial native plants await your choosing at our annual sale. This year we will celebrate John James Audubon’s birthday with a selection of shrubs and perennials especially attractive to birds. No need to wait: Other native plant species are available to order during our pre-sale, which ends in late February. Click here to see the catalog and plants and to download an order form.
What: 3 Days in Cape Cod and Martha’s Vineyard
When: June 3–5, 2014
Where: Bus leaves from Westchester Community College
Description: Join us for an exciting excursion to this lovely New England area to learn about the plants and wildlife native to the region. Explore surf and turf with guided tours of a world-renowned oceanographic institute, an important coastal wildlife sanctuary, a gem of a local arboretum, and more. We’ll stay in charming Edgartown on the Vineyard, and dine at one of the President and First Lady’s favorite spots. Details.