DATE: August 22, 2012
CONTACT: Diana Guidry, Broward County
Natural Resources Planning and Management
The Broward County Natural Resources Planning and Management Division will hold a free four-hour NatureScape workshop Wednesday, September 5, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Fern Forest Nature Center, 201 S. Lyons Road, Coconut Creek. The public is encouraged to attend.
The workshop will show residents ways to create and maintain a NatureScape yard, focusing on such topics as sustainable landscapes that conserve water, protect water quality and provide valuable wildlife habitat. Topics include landscape design, native plants, irrigation, attracting birds and butterflies, maintenance tips and more.
Preregistration is required by calling 954-519-1470 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. For directions to Fern Forest Nature Center, call 954-357-5198.
NatureScape Broward is a program of the Broward County Environmental Protection and Growth Management Department and is part of its Water Matters outreach initiative. The NatureScape program aims to reduce the amount of water used for irrigation and improve the quality of Broward's water resources by encouraging the use of Florida-friendly landscape practices.
For more information on NatureScape Broward, call Diana Guidry at 954-519-0317 or visit broward.org/naturescape.