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FREE WORKSHOP ON NATIVE PLANTS

March 13, 2002 – The public is invited to attend the second free workshop on environmental landscaping on from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the UVI Marine Science Center.
Biology professor Dr. Gary Ray will present: "VI Native Plant Horticulture," according to the University of the Virgin Islands Bulletin Board for March 11, 2002. This session will introduce basic plant propagation techniques, ways to borrow design ideas from the natural landscape, and the pros and cons of maintaining native plants vs. marketed exotics.
The first workshop, which also featured Dr. Ray, covered "An Introduction to VI Native Plant Vegetation Communities."
The workshops are sponsored by the UVI Cooperative Extension Service, in partnership with the U.S. Agriculture Department's Urban and Community Forestry Assistance program. For details or to register contact Toni Thomas at the UVI Cooperative Extension Service, at 693-1084.

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