May 30, 2024


It's Your Education

Becoming a natural neighbor – The Martha’s Vineyard Times

Angela Luckey of Natural Neighbors will give a communicate at the West Tisbury library. — Kelley DeBettencourt

On Saturday, Could 7, at 1 pm, sign up for the West Tisbury library for a talk with Normal Neighbors plan director Angela Luckey. The Pure Neighbors software encourages conservation of Martha’s Vineyard’s flora and fauna through environmental training and tailored management suggestions, according to the library’s push launch, “reshaping perceptions of what is a successful property.” 

Luckey will go over the significance of considerate yard administration to raise indigenous plant variety, emphasizing the connections among crops, arthropods, birds, and other animals to aid a balanced and dynamic technique of producers and shoppers. Just after the presentation, participants can signal up for a cost-free session with Luckey to recognize the specific methods that they can produce habitat on their very own home.

The speaker has a bachelor’s diploma in plant, soil, and insect sciences and a master’s in environmental policy and management. Luckey has labored with environmental organizations like BiodiversityWorks, The Nature Conservancy, and Sheriff’s Meadow Foundation, and served as the assistant curator/lead horticulturist of the Butterfly Back garden at the Museum of Science in Boston. 

At the close of the program, there will be 20 indigenous plant kits to be supplied absent. All attendees will be entered in a raffle to get a package to just take household. The celebration is totally free and open to the community.