10 January 2009

Oklahoma Native Plant Society Indoor Outing, Saturday February 7, at the Tulsa Garden Center

Get on this and get your pre-registration form sent in before Jan 23! Here is a link to the registration form.

Welcome and on site registration at 8:30 a.m. Presentations at 9:00 a.m.
tours of areas surrounding the Garden Center ending at 3:00 p.m.

This major event sponsored annually by ONPS is hosted each year on a rotating basis by one of the four chapters of the Society: Central Chapter (Oklahoma City), Northeast Chapter (Tulsa), Crosstimbers Chapter (Stillwater), and Mycology Chapter (Edmond).

The theme for the Tulsa event is Birds, Butterflies, Bees, Blankets, and Beautiful Oklahoma.

Keynote speaker will be Mike Klemme, official photographer for the Oklahoma Centennial celebration in 2007 and photo/author of the book CELEBRATING OKLAHOMA.

Other speakers will include James Thayer (Gardening for Butterflies), Dr. Kay Backues (Bees and Beekeeping) Sutton Avian Research Center staff member Dan Reinking (Oklahoma Bald Eagle Winter Populations), and Linda Harkey (Utilizing Natural Dyes for Native American Blankets.) In addition, Gina Levesque will present a hands-on weaving demonstration using natural dyes.

Tours in the afternoon will include the Arboretum, Tulsa Rose Garden, Linneaus Teaching Garden, and Woodward Park. A catered lunch will be provided by Camille's Sidewalk Cafe.

Several vendors will be on hand to offer items including books, jewelry, plants, and ONPS logo merchandise.

The 2009 Indoor Outing sponsored by Oklahoma Native Plant Society is open to the public.

Registration for the event will be accepted through January 23, with registration forms available on the ONPS website. Here is registration form. Be sure to get it completed and submitted. Cost is $5 for just the program and $13 including what looks like a yummy lunch (4 sandwich-wrap options).

For additional information, contact Sue Amstutz at 918.742.8374.

2 comments:

Dee/reddirtramblings said...

Are you going to be there? I might come.~~Dee

Molly Day said...

Yes, I plan to go. Tomorrow I'll send in my $13 for the lunch and admission to the event.

Hope to meet you there.