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ADVISORY: TOMORROW – LANDENBERG – Governor’s Invasive Species Council to Celebrate Pennsylvania Native Species at North Creek Nurseries

05/17/2023

MEDIA CONTACT: Deb Klenotic, 717-649-9136, dklenotic@pa.gov

HARRISBURG, PA --  Leaders from the Pennsylvania Departments of Agriculture, Transportation, Environmental Protection, and Conservation and Natural Resources and the Pennsylvania Game Commission and Fish and Boat Commission will highlight actions state agencies are taking to help counter the proliferation of invasive species and their increasing ecological, economic, and public health impacts in Pennsylvania. 

 

The Governor's Invasive Species Council will underscore the importance of sustaining native plants, insects, and animals on land and in our waters during a visit to North Creek Nurseries on Thursday to celebrate the second annual Pennsylvania Native Species Day.

 

The president of the Pennsylvania Landscape and Nursery Association, which serves on the council, and the owner of North Creek Nurseries will also speak, followed by a tour of the grounds of this 70 percent native plant grower and wholesaler.

 

State parks and organizations are joining the council's celebration of native species. For more information, see http://NativeSpeciesDay.pa.gov.

 

 

WHAT: Governor's Invasive Species Council to Celebrate Pennsylvania Native Species at North Creek Nurseries

WHEN: Thursday, May 18, 2023; 11:00 AM–noon

WHERE: North Creek Nurseries, 388 North Creek Road, Landenburg, PA 19350

The event will also be livestreamed at pacast.com/live/dep and on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/padcnr.  A PACast will be available afterward at https://pacast.com/m?p=23100.

 

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