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The Future of Our Landscapes in a Changing Environment, Sun., Sept. 8
September 8 @ 15:00 - 18:30
One event on September 16, 2019 at 15:00
The Piedmont Master Gardeners Assn. is hosting a climate awareness event on Sept. 8: “The Future of our Landscapes in a Changing Environment”, in celebration of PMG’s 30th anniversary. It will include a narrated National Geographic photojourney exploring our expanding impact on global and local ecosystems and how climate change affects life-cycle events in the natural world and focus on what individuals and local groups can act to help mitigate these impacts.
There will be two great speakers, Dennis Dimick, a former National Geographic picture/environment editor for over 37 years and Jeremy S. Hoffman, PhD climate and earth scientist from the Science Museum of Virginia, along with a panel discussion after speakers’ presentations, and a post event reception at Three Notch’d Brewery in Ix Art Park. Doors open at 3 pm, with many exhibitors and concessions. The program is from 4 to 6:30 pm, with the reception immediately following. We also have a poster contest for middle school and high school students with 60 entries!!
With the help of our sponsors, we are offering tickets at only $10. Tickets are on sale now at The Paramount Theater at: https://charlottesville.theparamount.net/4239
For more information, go to: https://piedmontmastergardeners.org/events/
Please help us spread the word. Visit or share the details on the PMG Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/events/459182604661832/
About the Piedmont Master Gardeners: We are a part of the Virginia Cooperative Extension’s Master Gardener Program. As volunteer educators, we offer outreach to promote science-based environmentally sound horticultural practices and sustainable landscape management in the Charlottesville-Albemarle area.The Piedmont Master Gardeners Association is a non profit organization dedicated to supporting this work, which brings the resources of Virginia’s land grant universities, Virginia Tech and Virginia State University, to the people of our community. Last year, over 140 Master Gardeners volunteered almost 13,000 hours of volunteer service in our community.