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Dealing with Drought: Sustainable Landscapes for Changing Times

08/27/2012

Public lecture and discussion hosted by Urban Forestry Advisory Board

Abnormally dry summer conditions and extreme temperatures have placed significant stress on Fayetteville’s urban forest.  What can we do this autumn to prepare for next summer?  How can we manage our landscapes and gardens to better handle future drought conditions? 

Fayetteville’s Urban Forestry Advisory Board invites the public to Dealing with Drought: Sustainable Landscapes for Changing Times, a discussion and lecture.  Drought condition landscape planning suggestions will be shared and questions will be taken by Berni Kurz and Stuart Fulbright.  Kurz is Staff Director at the UA Washington County Cooperative Extension Service, and Fulbright is a Landscape Designer who has specialized in native plant landscape design. 

The lecture will take place Thursday, September 6, 2012, at 7 p.m. in the Washington County Cooperative Extension Service Meeting Room.  Look for room number announcement on the front door. 

What:           Dealing with Drought: Sustainable Landscapes for Changing Times, discussion and lecture.
With:            Berni Kurz, Staff Director at UA Washington County Cooperative Extension Service
                    Stuart Fulbright, Landscape Designer
When
:          Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 7 p.m.
Where:         Washington County Cooperative Extension Service, Meeting Room
                    2536 North McConnell Avenue
                    Fayetteville, AR 72703

For Whom
:   Persons interested in planning and managing the garden and landscape for future drought conditions. The public is encouraged to attend. 

For more information, call 444-3486.