When: Saturday, July 23rd, 1:00 pm
Where: Columbia Heights Recreation Center
This weekend the District Department of the Environment and Audubon MD/DC are hosting their last backyard wildlife habitat workshop of the summer. The workshop will be at the Columbia Heights Recreation Center, and will include presentations on gardening with native plants, site selection, garden design and plant selection. We will also be planting a wildlife garden with native flowers and shrubs.
Participants will receive:
- Live plants,
- A birdhouse kit,
- Bringing Nature Home, a book about wildlife gardening by Douglas Tallamy,
- “Native Plants for Wildlife Habitat, Chesapeake Bay Region”, a booklet from the US Fish & Wildlife Service,
- “Plant Invaders of Mid-Atlantic Natural Areas”, a booklet from the National Park Service,
- The Green DC Map,
- And various brochures on local wildlife from DDOE.