Native Plantings in Bloomington

Date: Monday, March 13th, 2017 Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Location: Mennonite Church of Normal (map and directions)


Dave Lamb will present a thorough description of two major urban prairie areas in Bloomington- Tipton Park and The Grove.  Topics covered will include installation of the areas, maintenance, functionality and challenges.  He will also tell us about some upcoming planting projects in the City that are focused on creating more pollinator habitat.

Presenter Bio:

Dave Lamb is currently the Assistant Superintendent of Parks for the City of Bloomington.  He is responsible for managing all the trees, prairies, lakes, parks and green space on City property.  He has a Bachelors of Science degree in Forestry from Southern Illinois University and previously served as a horticulturalist for the City.  He has previous experience working with the National Park Service, United States Forest Service, and the United States Fish and Wildlife Service.

 



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