SCFS Meeting, “Native Berries” with Monica Van der Vieren, Native Plant Steward, Thursday, May 9, 2013, @ 7 pm

Want to grow berries to for yourself & wildlife?  Go native!  Monica will address the types of native berries available, uses, care, & incorporation into your landscape. 

The meeting starts at 7pm on Thursday, May 9, 2013, 2013 in the Snohomish Library Multipurpose Room at 311 Maple Ave, Snohomish. The meeting is open to the public. For more information call (425) 398-5544.

Monica Van der Vieren became a Snohomish County native plant steward in 2003 to learn habitat restoration techniques for her acreage in the upper Snohomish River Estuary, where she lives with her two horses. Since then, Monica has worked at home to create wildlife habitat, landscaping around her home, and a small, informal fruit and garden area. She gives volunteer presentations at the Woodland Park Zoo twice a year, and upon request for the Snohomish Conservation District, Community Habitat programs from Seattle to Bellingham, and other interested groups. Monica works with communities as a public involvement professional on capital sewer construction projects for a regional wastewater utility.

The Snohomish County Fruit Society (SCFS) is the newest chapter of Western Cascade Fruit Society (WCFS) www.wcfs.org. The meeting is open to the public and everyone is invited.  For further information, call (425) 398-5544.

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