Field Trip: Natives Around Town (Members Only)

Date: Tuesday, July 21st, 2015 Time: 12:30 am - 2:00 am

In this local field trip, chapter members will learn about locations within Bloomington-Normal that support native plants. Remember to bring bug spray!

The tour will include 3 stops and will be visited in the following order:

  1. Heartland Community College
    Led by Janet Beach Davis
    Tour of the Heartland Native Plant Garden and includes native herbaceous plants, trees, and scrubs
    >>Meet at the north end of parking lot F (campus map)
  2. ISU Horticulture Center
    Led by Jessica Chambers
    Tour of the the prairie planted from seed from Prairie Moon Nursery and showcasing about 70 varieties of native plants
    >>Drive east down Raab Road about a half mile and turn right into the main entrance (map)
  3. Downtown Bloomington public spaces
    Led by Robin VanDermay
    Tour of pots and plots featuring native plants
    >>Meet at the corner of Main and Washington Streets in downtown (map)

Learn about more ways you can be part of the native plant movement.