Event: Winter Speaker Series featuring Sheila Wald – Native Prairies/Plants and Fire

Winter Speaker Series featuring Sheila Wald – Native Prairies/Plants and Fire

Winter Speaker Series featuring Sheila Wald
Native Prairies/Plants and Fire

Location: Dahlem
Date: February 18, 2018
Time: 2:00 – 3:30 PM
Fee: $2/member, $5/non-member
How to Register: Please fill out the form below or call us at 517-782-3453.

Native Prairies/Plants and Fires

Did you know that fire is a natural, necessary element to sustainable prairies?

Learn more about Michigan’s native prairies and the importance of fire in our landscape. In a discussion on the history of prairies in Michigan, learn more about their importance in our ecosystem, and the benefits of fire, all while observing the native prairie restoration project at Dahlem. (Interactive walk, weather permitting)

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 the daughter of Pat Gallagher, Dahlem volunteer and President of the Master Gardeners and Dr. John Wald MD, a neurologist in Jackson, MI.

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