How Plants Move with Charles Smith

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Thursday, January 10, 2019
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Green Spring Gardens


Please join us for a talk by Charles Smith, to kick off our lecture series again this year. Charles explores the ways plants disperse across land and water and discusses reproductive strategies, niche exploitation, plant community composition and what the future may look like considering the fragmented condition of our landscape and climate change.

Charles SmithCharles is a native of Arlington, VA, and a naturalist and ecologist with 25 years of experience working primarily in natural resource management, including the Fairfax County Park Authority and five years with Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority. He is currently branch chief of Fairfax County Stormwater Planning Division, focusing on stream and natural area restoration. Charles is a US Army veteran; board member of Virginia Native Plant Society, Prince William Wildflower Society and Prince William Conservation Alliance; and member of Friends of the Potomac River Refuges. He is a popular VNPS speaker and has served as an instructor for three chapters of the Virginia Master Naturalists.


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