Choosing a tree is a long-term investment in a landscape, and one of the most ecologically significant choices one can make either in the home garden or in an ecological restoration project. Matt Bright will discuss native tree species that are robust and ecologically important, how these species can support wildlife and recreate valuable habitat, and how to choose good quality trees for your property.
The Right Tree for the Right Place: Selecting Ecologically Valuable Native TreesPart of VCE Loudoun Master Gardener's Free Virtual Lecture Series October 6, 20227:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. I Virtual EventHosted by Loudoun County Public Library
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Speaker BioMatt Bright is the Conservation Manager at Earth Sangha where he has worked full-time on native plant conservation since 2011. At the Earth Sangha, Matt oversees the Wild Plant Nursery, the region's largest effort to grow native plants exclusively from local genotypes. He works with park managers, gardeners, and hobbyists on choosing and selecting native plants. Matt also teaches for the Arlington Regional Master Naturalist program.