Regional Plant-Related Events

Loess Hills Wild Ones
Healing the Earth one yard at a time.

Sioux City, Iowa area“The Role of Honey Bees in Natural Areas” will be covered in a webinar at 11 a.m. on February 20.  Vicki Wojcik of the Pollinator Partnership and Rich Hatfield of the Xerces Society reprise the popular talks they gave at the 2018 Natural Areas Conference in October. Vicki will speak on “Flora Resource Competition Between Honey Bees and Wild Bees: Is There Clear Evidence and Can We Guide Management and Conservation?” and Rich will speak on “Honey Bees in the Pollination Networks of Natural Areas? An Overview and Best Management Practices.”

We will announce our offerings for the 2019 Native Plant Sale at 2 p.m. Sunday, February 24, at the Sioux City Public Library.

Michelle Biodrowski, Pottawattamie County Conservation Naturalist and president of Iowa Prairie Network board of directors, will share “How and Why to Add Natives to Your Home Gardens” with us at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 10, at the Sioux City Public Library. Michelle brings a fresh, energetic, funny spin on planting native in our yards.


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