Regional Plant Symposium Highlights Native Plants











The seventh biennial Wild Ones Native Plant Symposium will take place from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., September 29, at the St. John Township Community Center, in Schereville, Indiana.

       Presentations include Silent Spring and the Birth of the Modern Ecology Movement, with Leslie Goddard, actress and historian; Wild Ones—Stewards of Natural Landscaping, with Donna Van Buecken, retired executive director of Wild Ones; 21st Century Conservation; Where have all the Carson’s Gone?, with Steve Sass; and Native Plant Habitat and Quality of Life, with Craig Zandstra, Lake County Parks landscaper.

Early registration prior to Aug. 31: $30 members/$40 nonmembers. Late registration after Aug. 31: $35 members/$45 nonmembers. No registration after Sept. 14; fee includes continental breakfast and hot buffet lunch. Location: 1515 W. Lincoln Hwy., Schererville, IN. For more information, call Kim at 219-433-5731 or visit


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