AQUATIC PLANT SALE
Saturday July 6¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬†9:00 a.m. to 12 Noon
Come early for the best selection of non-invasive aquatic plants, including hardy water lilies, Texas star hibiscus, native iris, spider lilies, lizards tail, and golden club. Many of these plants will be divisions from our exhibits. Free admission! Sale will be held behind the Visitor’s Center. (use Service Entrance).
Crosby Arboretum Comprehensive Plant Sale Catalog (print and bring a copy with you!)
TEACHER'S WORKSHOP: WILD About Black Bears and Endangered Species
Thursday, July 11¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† (Teachers)¬†¬†¬†
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Join us for a fun-filled, hands-on ¬†advanced Project Wild workshop, focusing on endangered species of Mississippi, especially black bears, to teach subjects across the curriculum, conducted by Crystie Baker, Mississippi Museum of Natural Science Educational Outreach Biologist. This interdisciplinary workshop is open to teachers and homeschool educators. FREE for Hancock and Pearl River County teachers. Others, $15 for registration and book, and $10 for CEU's. Prepare for a “working lunch” (bring a brown bag lunch). If you have a Project Wild book, please bring it. To sign up, call the Arboretum office at 601-799-2311 or contact Richelle Stafne at email@example.com.
JULY VOLUNTEER MEETING
Friday, July 12
Sign up for Volunteer opportunities. Meet in the rear mobile trailor near the greenhouse. Outdoor activity will be working in the Children's Garden. Indoor activity t.b.a. Arrive by 9:00 a.m. to rear mobile via Service Entrance.¬† Many exciting volunteer opportunities are available at the Crosby Arboretum! This month plan to stay and attend our Friday program at the Arboretum. Free for Arboretum Members, $5 for non-members. For more information please contact Richelle Stafne, (601)799-2311, Ext. 101 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
NATIVE PLANTS AND FABULOUS FLOWERS
Friday, July 12¬†¬†¬†¬† (Adults)¬†¬†
11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Join us for an exciting lecture about native plants, azaleas and new flowers from the LSU Ag Center’s Hammond Research Station. Bring a note-pad and pencil for this well-packed lecture that will be led by Dr. Allen Owings, LSU Horticulture Professor. Bring a sandwich and make a date with a friend for ¬†Friday lunch at the Arboretum. Members free; non-members $5. ¬†Please register by July 11.
HUMMINGBIRDS: Understanding Ruby-throated Hummingbirds in your yard!
Saturday, July 13¬†¬†¬†¬† (Family)¬†¬†
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
James Bell, Hummingbird Bander, of the Hummer / Bird Study Group Inc., will present a fun and informative talk with ideas on how to fill your yard with hummingbirds. Learn what is going on in the hummingbird’s life, how they feed, why they fight so much, simple tips and tricks that will insure you see more hummingbirds, and enjoy the beauty of one of nature’s most dazzling creations. Members free; non-members $5; non-members’ children $2. Register by July 12.