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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.