Greenfield Garden Club Presents: The Smith College Botanic Garden: Past, Present and Future.

When:
February 20, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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Where:
Great Falls Discovery Center
2 Avenue A
Turners Falls, MA 01376
USA
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Laurel Carpenter
(413) 863-3221

This evening will feature two guest speakers. First, Cynthia Boettner of the Silvio O. Conte National Fish & Wildlife Refuge will present an update on new invasive species to the Franklin County area, and the things that can be done to prevent their spread.  Following her, Mr. Michael Marcotrigiano, Professor of Biological Sciences and Director of the  Botanic Garden at Smith College in Northampton will give a talk highlighting the past, present, and future of the Smith College Botanic Garden.  Smith College contains over 8,000 taxa of plants that are housed within its outdoor gardens, glass houses, and Arboretum. Public is welcome!

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