Click HERE to watch the archived version of the webinar as posted to the Shenandoah Group of the Sierra Club’s Facebook page. Thanks to Jonathan Stewart!
Wednesday, May 19, 2021 | 7PM
Hosted by the Shenandoah Group of the Sierra Club and the Climate Action Alliance of the Valley
Join Dr Maria Bowman and Shenandoah Group of the Sierra Club and the Climate Action Alliance of the Valley for a presentation about nature.
In this presentation, Maria will discuss her experience growing and cultivating native shrubs and perennials, and advocating for their use in public spaces in her community. She will give some tips and tricks for growing native plants in your own yard, share some of her favorite resources for learning about and purchasing native plants, and discuss some of the challenges and benefits of bringing them into the spaces we inhabit. Bring your questions!
Maria grew up in Verona, VA, and currently lives in Poolesville, Maryland with her husband, dog, and cat. In addition to her passion for native plants and exploring the natural world, Maria holds a Ph.D in Agricultural Economics from the University of California, Berkeley, a Master’s degree in Forestry from Virginia Tech, and a B.S. in Environmental Science from Juniata College (PA). She has worked in nonprofits, agricultural industry, and government, and has lived and worked in Ecuador, Brazil, and Mozambique.