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Kent Conservation November lecture series

Want to know how to create a rain garden? Worried about invasive species? Learn about these topics, as well as wildlife and the different kinds of soils in Kent Conservation District’s November lecture series.

Each lecture requires pre-registration and space is limited. A suggested donation of $5.00 per person per lecture is requested. Please call the Kent Conservation District at 942-4111 ext. 100 to register.  Lectures will be held at the district office located at 3260 Eagle Park Dr NE  GR 49525

November 3: Rain Gardens and More 6-8 p.m.

Vern Stevens of Designs by Nature: Learn how to design a rain garden for your home!  Rain Gardens are an excellent way to limit the amount of storm water in the county drain and our Great Lakes.  They can also be a beautiful addition to your property.

November 10: Invasive Species “The Real Alien Invaders 6-8 p.m.

Melanie Good of the Land Conservancy of West Michigan will train participants to identify and combat these threats to Michigan biodiversity.

November 17: Managing Your Land for Wildlife 6-8 p.m.

Tom Nederveld (wildlife biologist):  If you have wildlife objectives for your property you should attend this presentation. Tom will give you the knowledge and resources you need to manage your woodlot or open space.

November 24: The Dirt on Dirt 6-8 p.m.

Greg Thoen, a soil scientist with the Natural Resources Conservation Service, dives into the surprisingly interesting world of soils. Understanding your soils is the first step for gardeners and landowners of all types.

Questions? Email administrator@kentconservation.org

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