Date(s) - 03/27/17
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Roanoke Council of Garden Clubs
Monday, March 27, 7:00pm Chapter Meeting: “Wetlands, Wildflowers and Wildlife of the Blue Ridge Music Center”
Tom Davis has worked for the National Park Service for over 30 years as a biologist, interpreter, wildland fire fighter and a park ranger. For the past 22 years Tom has worked as a Natural Resource Management Specialist with the Blue Ridge Parkway. His responsibilities include wildlife management, overseeing the Parkway’s Agricultural Leasing Program, and assisting with the park’s land protection program. Tom’s talk will focus on the National Park Service’s on-going efforts to manage the Chestnut Creek floodplain, wetlands and surrounding wildflower meadows for the benefit of grassland birds, pollinator species and other wildlife. The program will include a discussion of the many wildflowers found at the Blue Ridge Music Center and Fisher’s Peak.
The public is most welcome to attend.
Meet: 7:00 pm, Roanoke Council of Garden Clubs, 3640 Colonial Avenue, Roanoke Contact: Ellen Holtman, 389-1514