Registration is up and running for the 31st Cullowhee Native Plant Conference to be held July 16-19 at Western Carolina University.
Workshop topics include native plant propagation, nature photography and garden design tips, while field trips will include visits to areas where new plant life is emerging, canoe trips and hikes to notable plant communities. Presentations will cover growing and caring for native plants; the connections between birds, insects and native plants; managing pests; engaging children in native plants and more.
Conference participants are encouraged to dress comfortably. On-campus housing in Balsam Hall is available and registration is open through July 11.