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      FLC Presents 'Spring into the Outdoors!' 

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011 at 6:30PM


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(left to right) - trillium; bloodroot; royal fern; grape hyacinth

March 22nd, 2011 from 6:30pm-7:00pm - Join Foothills Land Conservancy as we 'Spring into the Outdoors' next Tuesday at the Blount Memorial Wellness Center (220 Associates Blvd. - Alcoa, TN). Ever get frustrated trying to identify things with guide books? Us too! In this presentation, we'll explore the basics of what key features you should notice on plants and on birds, before you whip out the guide books, to help you successfully identify your mystery subject. We will talk about some of the common spring plants and spring migrant birds in East TN that you might be wondering about this time of year. Presenters are Meredith Clebsch, FLC’s Land Director and Dr. Ed Clebsch, FLC Board Member. Meredith owned Native Gardens, a native plant nursery in Greenback, TN, for 26 years and Ed is retired Botanist and Ecologist from UT. This presentation is free and open to the public.


April 2nd from 9AM-Noon - First Annual Community Day at Little River Trading Company (Maryville, TN) Little River is donating 10% of their sales during this event to participating non-profits. Foothills happens to be one of them! Make sure to stop by the store, visit the Foothills booth and do some shopping!


April 2nd - Wildflower Day at the Townsend Visitor Center This event includes wildflower rambles, hikes, classes and a plant sale! The Blount County Soil Conservation District & UT Extension Office of Blount County will offer a 'Blount-Friendly Landscaping' class at 2PM. Learn ways to create a beautiful natural landscape while protecting water quality and enhancing wildlife habitat. Registration for this presentation is required.  Click here for all the info...



Foothills Land Conservancy - 373 Ellis Avenue - Maryville, TN  37804

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373 Ellis Avenue

Maryville, Tennessee 37804

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