Sunday, Mar 9, 2014
First Southern Illinois Indigenous Plants Symposium
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Daily from March 15, 2013 until March 16, 2013
Location: John A. Logan College Center for Business and Industry, Carterville, IL
The first southern Illinois Indigenous Plant Symposium will be hosted by University of Illinois Extension Master Gardeners, SIU Carbondale- Department of Plant biology, and Illinois Native Plant Society. The goal of the symposium is to promote awareness of native plants, their use and impact on our environment. Internationally known mycologist Dr. Greg Mueller from the Chicago Botanic Garden will be the keynote speaker, and will be joined by other environmental experts from southern Illinois. The symposium will start with guided hikes at Giant City State Park on Friday March 15, and end on Sunday with more guided hikes at Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge.Return to event list.
The event is open to everyone. Call for more information on this and other UI Extension events or visit our website.
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