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Grow Native! Master Class: Native Grasses and Sedges: Smart Choices for Native Landscape Design

August 2, 2023 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CDT

Photo of green sedges with long slender leaves and star-shaped green fruits

Native grasses and sedges offer a host of ecosystem benefits and smart solutions to common landscape challenges. Join us for a look at these extraordinary plants and discover where they do their best work.

Shannon Currey is a horticultural educator with Izel Native Plants. She’s worked in the nursery trade since 2006 and has established herself as an expert on grasses and sedges, with a focus on native species. She has shared her knowledge in nationally published articles and traveled the country speaking to professional organizations, community groups, and at public gardens. She currently serves on the North Carolina Plant Conservation Program Scientific Committee and the Perennial Plant Association’s Board of Directors. Shannon is based in Durham, North Carolina.

This master class, to be held via Zoom, will include a presentation and a question-and-answer session. A recording will only be available to those who have registered.

Cost: Free to all MPF dues-paying members and Grow Native! professional members, or $15 for non-members. Visit our MPF membership page to become a member and attend all master classes for free!

If you are signing up for this class the day of, please register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_lVyCt8AhRpOwFNPg6-sBaw

For those who are part of the Grow Native! Professional Certification Program (GNPCP), this master class counts as one CEU. To register for the class, use the registration link above and see details about earning GNPCP CEUs here. If you have questions about registration, contact outreach@moprairie.org.

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August 2, 2023
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CDT
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