Ecology and the Built Environment

Saturday, October 8, 2016 | 9:00 am – 3:00 pm |
Doering Center 119 | (rain or shine)

Come learn about the ecosystems that support the monarch butterfly life cycle, about rain gardens and the important role they play in our urban environment, and how the two come together. In the afternoon, you will have the opportunity for hands on involvement by helping plant a rain garden as a monarch waystation. Head home at the end of the day with the knowledge and inspiration to create your own!


8:30 am Breakfast and Coffee
9:00 am Lecture and Discussion
10:45 am Explore BAC Campus
12:15 pm Lunch
1:00 pm Plant the Rain Garden


Registration/ General Information:

A continental breakfast is included with coffee and tea from 8:30 to 9:00am. For lunch we will have some local suggestions for great places to eat or you are welcome to bring your own lunch. If you have a shovel, trowel and a favorite pair of gloves for the afternoon, hands-on portion of the workshop please mark them clearly and bring them along! We will have tools and gloves if you can’t bring your own.

 For parking, it will be best if you park in any of the three parking lots by the Brickman Center and follow the signs to the Doering Center. We will be located on the first floor of the Doering Center, Room 119. Here is a link to the campus map.

The cost of this workshop is made possible by a generous donation.