National Audubon’s Climate Initiative
Date: September 11, 2014
Title: National Audubon’s Climate Initiative
Presented by: Matthew Anderson, Executive Director, Audubon Minnesota
Climate change is the biggest threat to birds and people and the environment we share. On September 9, 2014 the National Audubon Society will be revealing ground breaking science that will kick-off a new, national climate initiative. Come learn about the science and the emerging plans here in Minnesota and throughout the Audubon Network to tackle this issue at the individual and community level with hope, urgency, and determination.
Everyone is invited to this free Saint Paul Audubon program on Thursday, September 11 at 7:00 p.m. at the Fairview Community Center, 1910 West County Road B in Roseville, just west of Fairview Avenue. The event is open to the public with free parking. A social time with refreshments begins at 6:45. For more information, call Linda Goodspeed at 651-647-1452.
Minnesota Native Intelligence
If you are exploring the use of Minnesota natives in your yard for the first time, or if you have known the importance of planting natives for a number of years, this website will provide you with links to nurseries, landscapers, organizations, informational resources and authors who are dedicated to restoring critical habitat in Minnesota.
Native plants, trees and bushes are not only beautiful and low-maintenance, they provide a critical source of food and shelter to the creatures with whom they share an evolutionary history. In most instances, plantings from other eco-systems do not provide local birds, butterflies and bees with what they need to survive. As natural habitat is lost to development, it is even more important for us to use native plantings in our yards. There are so many ways to make a difference.