Thursday, May 18, 2017

Delaware Highlands Conservancy Native Plants Walk June 24 In Pike County

Join the Delaware Highlands Conservancy for a Native Plants Walk on June 24 at Camp Speers YMCA in Dingmans Ferry, Pike County from 9 a.m. - Noon. Renowned author and botanist Dr. Ann Rhoads will lead the walk and answer your questions about native plants and their habitats.
The walk will be held within the 450-acre portion of the Camp Speers YMCA property, protected with a conservation easement funded by the Pike County Scenic Rural Character Preservation Program and the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.
Dr. Rhoads’ books include “The Plants of Pennsylvania,” “The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania,” “Trees of Pennsylvania,” and most recently, "Aquatic Plants of Pennsylvania." Dr. Rhoads recently retired as the Director of Botany for the Morris Arboretum in Philadelphia and taught Botany at the University of Pennsylvania.
This walk is free and open to the public, but space is limited and prior registration is required. To reserve your space and receive directions, please call the Delaware Highlands Conservancy office at 570-226-3164 or 845-583-1010 or send email to:  Wear sturdy footwear and dress for the weather.
The Delaware Highlands Conservancy works in partnership with landowners and communities to protect the natural heritage and quality of life of the Upper Delaware River region. For more information, call 570-226-3164 or 845-583-1010.

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