May Meeting: Managing Invasive Plants

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Thursday, May 16, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Coleman Nursery

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 Ashton Stinson, Guest speaker JCC vnps May Meeting

Please join the John Clayton Chapter of the Virginia Native Plant Society at Coleman Nursery* for their meeting on Thursday, May 16th at 7PM.  The featured speaker will be Ashton Stinson a 2011 graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University who  has spent the last eight years working in the nonprofit sector. Early in her career, she spent six months in rural Kenya implementing a sustainable nutrition program with HIV positive community members. Since then, she has devoted her career to having an impact in the both the environmental and humanitarian sectors. Her experiences include working for Ashoka, a social enterprise incubator, working as Director of Communications for an international nonprofit focused on basic needs for children, and specializing in invasive plant management for a conservation corps in the Southwestern United States.

 New Location: Coleman Nursery  is situated at 3000 Ironbound Road between its intersections with Route 5 (John Tyler Highway) and Jamestown Road.  The meeting is free and open to the public.