Green Bellevue's July 2019 Program

posted Jul 8, 2019, 11:59 AM by Brittany Dabestani   [ updated Jul 8, 2019, 12:00 PM ]

Pick Your Plants Wisely: 
Using Native Plants to Avoid the
Spread of Invasive Species


PRESENTER: Michelle Foss
Manager of Stewardship & Research at Fontenelle Forest,
Green Bellevue Vice President


1:30 – 3:00 p.m.


Bellevue University
 Hitchcock Humanities Center, Room 202

Come to Green Bellevue's July meeting to hear from Michelle Foss about the importance of using native plants when landscaping. Learn about some of the invasive species found in Bellevue, how they impact native ecosystems and natural resources, and what can be done to control them. Michelle will share tips and tricks to combat invaders, as well as alternative planting options. Following the presentation, you are invited to join in an interactive Q&A session.

Watch this short video with Michelle to learn about some of the invasive species found at Fontenelle Forest.

Michelle is currently the Manager of Stewardship and Research and has also worked as a restoration biologist and educator at Fontenelle Forest over the past seven years. She has a bachelor's degree in environmental science, and is working on a Masters in Project Management. She cares deeply for our Earth, and loves to share ways to improve the environment and people's connections to it. She is Vice President of Green Bellevue, a Boy Scout leader, and has three kids who keep her busy!

Green Bellevue events are free and open to the public. Bring a friend!

We will be meeting in our NEW regular location at Bellevue University's Hitchcock Humanities Center, Rm 202, 1040 Bruin Boulevard, Bellevue, NE 68005You can park in the visitor parking lot and enter through the main door. Room 202 is on the main level just past Criss Auditorium.


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