It's not too late to purchase a beautiful Friends of Maplewood Nature Calendar. Friends members may purchase the calendars at a discount - call the nature center at 651-249-2170 to learn more and order yours today!
The next board meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 3rd at 5:00 p.m. at the Maplewood Nature Center. Anyone interested in the Friends groups is welcome to attend!
Please be sure to mark your calendar for this very special event:
MINNESOTA PLANT COMMUNITIES AND POLLINATORS
At Maplewood Library, 3025 Southlawn Dr, Maplewood, MN
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
6:45- 7:30 pm Talk begins
7:30 Door Prize Drawing
Sponsored by the Friends of Maplewood Nature and Maplewood Library
Ron Bowen is the founder and president of Prairie Restorations, Inc., a Minnesota company started in 1977. PRI is dedicated to the restoration of native plant communities and is likely the oldest active restoration company in America. As a pioneer in the restoration industry, Bowen has been a leader and active participant in promoting and utilizing native plants and plant communities in the built landscape. His talk will focus on the relationship of pollinators to native plant communities. With thirty years experience in restoration, Ron will share what he has learned for improving habitats for bees and other pollinators. Seed Packets will be available, as well as the potential to win a “Pollinator Kit Gift Certificate” Door Prize (value $100) from Prairie Restorations. We invite you to preview some books on prairie restorations and pollinators that are available at the library.
Free, Please call the nature center to register at 249-2170 as seating is limited. The talk is geared towards adults.