Native plants, healthy shorelines, rain gardens will be the topics at the first Wawasee Area Conservancy Foundation Lake Talk & Eats Program. This program is also listed as one of the events in the 2015 Lakes Festival.
Held at the WACF Levinson-LaBrosse Education Center, 11586 N SR 13, south of Syracuse, interested individuals will meet from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and discuss important issues facing the lakes and watershed, as well as take part in hands-on activities to discover how to help preserve and protect the lakes.
Everyone is invited and an informal breakfast is served. The event is in conjunction with the Tippecanoe Watershed Foundation.
Martha Ferguson, Riverview Nursery, will explain the importance of using native plants in landscaping and on shorelines. WACF will demonstrate how to use native plants along shorelines and how to plant a rain garden. There will be representatives of local nurseries with a variety of native plants available for purchase.
Lake Talk & Eats Programs hae something for everyone and is held on the first Saturday of June, July and August.
The next event is the ever popular Water Bug Catch on Saturday, July 4.