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Monday, October 12, 2020 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT
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This is an online event. 
 

 
 

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Tennessee Valley Wild Ones Program Committee 
Wild Ones - Tennessee Valley Chapter 
 
tnvalleywildones@gmail.com 
 

The Humane Gardener:
Nurturing a Home Wildlife Habitat
 

 

Free online webinar broadcast of the recording of the 9/14/20 presentation by Nancy Lawson, author of The Humane Gardener

Why do we call some insects “beneficial” while others are “pests”? Why are some plants considered “desirable” while others are “weeds”?

In this myth-busting talk, learn how common growing methods divide the natural world into false dichotomies and perpetuate misconceptions about the wild species living among us. Discover practical ways to put humane gardening philosophies into action by protecting wildlife nurseries, eliminating unintended hazards, nurturing plants that provide food and shelter, and humanely resolving conflicts with mammals and other commonly misunderstood creatures.

By intentionally offering some areas of your landscape to wildlife and gently protecting others, you can replace resistance with coexistence—and watch as your garden grows into a refuge for you and all your wild neighbors.

Nancy is a columnist for All Animals magazine and is the founder of Humane Gardener, an outreach initiative dedicated to cultivating compassion for all creatures great and small through animal-friendly, environmentally sensitive landscaping methods.

Please note: This is a webinar broadcast of the the recording of Nancy Lawson's September 14, 2020 presentation and Q&A for the Tennessee Valley Chapter of Wild Ones.  Nancy will not be attending this webinar.