Sunday Garden Forum: Gardens and Biodiversity

Guest speaker Liz Maas will give a brief introduction on Ecology and the value of biodiversity and how we can integrate native and edible plants into our everyday landscapes and the value of improving soils. She will also discuss assisted migration and protecting our growing spaces against Global Climate Change.


Liz Maas is a restoration ecologist and co-owner of Transition Ecology, LLC in Iowa City. She graduated from the University of Iowa, majoring in Biology and Environmental Science and went on to earn a Masters degree from Iowa in Geoscience (04). In addition to her consulting work, Liz teaches environmental science as an adjunct instructor at Kirkwood Community College.


Date: Sunday, February 3, 2013
Time: 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Location: Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C
Staff or Desk Contact: Fiction Desk
Contact Phone: 319-356-5200 option 4
Contact Email: bfisher@icpl.org
Co-Sponsor: Project GREEN
Co-Sponsor Contact: Mary Lowder
Co-Sponsor Phone: 319-315-1207

This event is open to the public.


This event will be broadcast LIVE on The Library Channel, Iowa City cable channel 10.