Plant it and they will come

The Putnam Highlands Audubon Society presents “Plant It and They Will Come: Native Gardening for Birds,” a free talk by environmental horticulturalist and master gardener Kim Eierman, at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 1, at the Howland Public Library, 313 Main St. in Beacon.

Eierman will share a colorful program on how to attract and support birds with ecological design and proper plant selection. She teaches at the New York and Brooklyn botanical gardens and the Native Plant Center, among others and is an expert on “meadow-scaping” your lawn, healthy plantings for bees and pollinators, and organic methods. Refreshments will be provided. For more information, go to

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