The Florida-Friendly Landscaping Seminar will be held on Saturday, March 25, at the Eau Gallie Civic Center, 1551 Highland Avenue. This is a free event with raffle prizes and goody bags. There will be free food available from Love Bugs. Bring your own reusable bottle for water, coffee and tea as this is a sustainable event. There will also be a plant sale if you are looking for native and Florida-friendly plants for your yard.
For more information or to register visit Eventbrite or call UF/IFAS at 321-633-1702 x52315.
Please see the agenda below:
9:00 – 9:15 a.m. – Welcome
9:15 – 10:00 a.m. – IRL Update
Kathy Hill, Indian River Lagoon National Estuary Program
10:00 – 10:45 a.m. – Keystone Species, Soil and a Touch of Compost
Sally Scalera, UF/IFAS Extension Brevard County
10:45 – 11:15 a.m. Break
11:15 – 12:00 p.m. – Bats in my Florida Backyard
Shari Blisset-Clark, Florida Bat Conservancy
12:00 – 12:15 p.m. Break
12:15 – 1:00 p.m. – Go Native! Solutions for Erosion and Runoff
Nichole Perna, Go Native Landscaping
1:00 p.m. – Raffle drawing
Partners for the event are City of Melbourne, Lagoon Loyal, City of Satellite Beach, One Lagoon – Indian River Lagoon Estuary Program, UF/IFAS Extension, Recycle Right Brevard, and Palm Bay Utilities.