Date(s) - Thu Feb 4, 2021
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Join regional native plant experts and enthusiasts for a Q&A Workshop about planning your native garden. Get tips on how to lay out your garden, where to source plants, what to plant and when, and more!
Speakers: Scott Moss (moderator), Christine Favilla, Charlie Pitts, and others to be announced!
Scott Moss – Coordinator of Restoration Ecology at Lewis and Clark Community College.
MS in Biology from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Experience with restoration, management, and native plant landscaping / sustainable landscapes.
Charlie Pitts – B.S. University of Kansas
Master Naturalist; volunteers with multiple organizations in Illinois and Missouri. Advisor to St Louis Audubon’s Bring Conservation Home service, and team member on the development of O’Fallon Garden Club’s Pollinator garden used to showcase how native plants fit into home landscapes.
Christine Favilla – Sierra Club; Three River Project Coordinator
Co-founder of Community Cultivators; involved in many native planting projects including Hellrung Park Alton YWCA, Alton Middle School, and the butterfly garden at LA Vista park in Godfrey. Designed, planted, and maintains a certified Monarch Waystation at her home in Alton. Focused on educating the community on native plants for pollinators and food, sustainable landscapes, and integrating edibles into the landscape.