Summer Speaker Series
Date: August 26, 2017
Time: 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Fee: $2/member, $5/non-member
Michigan’s native prairies and the importance of fire on our landscape. A discussion on the history of prairies in Michigan, their importance in our ecosystem, and the benefits of fire in the past and in the present, all while observing the native prairie restoration project at Dahlem.
Sheila Wald is from The Branch County Conservation District in Coldwater, MI. Ms. Wald is a CTAI-Conservation Technician (Conservation Technical Assistance Initiative). She holds a BS in Natural Resources Management with minors in Biology and Political Science. Sheila is also the daughter of Pat Gallagher, Dahlem volunteer and President of the Master Gardeners and Dr. John Wald MD, a neurologist in Jackson, MI.