REDDING, Conn. -- Wildlife biologist Peter Picone will give a presentation at Highstead in Redding to help landowners take their first step toward starting a project in their own yard. The presentation will be on Saturday, June 11, at 10 a.m.
He will share his knowledge about enhancing habitats with experience drawn from professional and personal projects.
He will offer tips to help make backyard wildlife friendly and include topics ranging from native plants to discouraging invasive, non-native plants.
Picone has been working in wildlife habitat management for more than 30 years. He works for the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Habitat Management Program.
Highstead is a woodland sanctuary for the study and appreciation of woodland plants, animals and habitats. Highstead works to conserve the forested landscape of New England.
RSVP as space is limited to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 203-938-8809.
Highstead is at 127 Lonetown Road in Redding.