Well-behaved Natives for Landscaping Yards and Ponds

Date: Tuesday, February 11th, 2014 Time: 1:00 am - 2:30 am Location: Univ of IL Extension Building, Daniel T. Kelley Auditorium (map and directions)

Dr. Dennis Campbell will present his insights into the selection of native plants for landscaping yards and ponds. He is currently the Director of the Lincoln College Outdoor Center for Environmental Education, which includes the restoration of native habitat along nearby Sugar Creek. The center is used by Lincoln College staff and students along with local community organizations. More information about the Outdoor Center can be found on this brochure.

Presenter Bio:
Dr. Campbell holds a doctorate in zoology from the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia and has been a professor at Lincoln College for almost seventeen years. Prior to coming to Lincoln College, Dr. Campbell was managing editor and associate curator of zoology at the Illinois State Museum, and has taught science courses at colleges and universities in the U.S. and Australia.

Dr. Campbell at the opening of the Environmental Center

Dr. Campbell explains how the Edwards family names were consolidated to create the lane name Small-Edwards Trace. Picture courtesy of Lincoln Daily News

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