Community Events

Beaver Watershed Alliance » Rain Garden Workshop

Rogers, Arkansas
April 2, 2016
9-2pm, Free
Hobbs State Park/Conservation Management Area, 20201 AR-12, Rogers, AR  72756

Find out more about the benefits of rain gardens and how to receive financial and technical assistance for rain gardens built in the Beaver Lake Watershed at our Rain Garden Workshop.

Attendance of this workshop is recommended for the Beaver Watershed Alliance Rain Garden Mini-Grant. Mini-grants are available for private and public properties inside the Beaver Lake Watershed.

This FREE event will take place from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm at Hobbs State Park Visitor Center, and includes lunch and an opportunity to tour area rain gardens.

If you are interested in attending this event, RSVP by calling Bryant at (479) 769-4266 or by emailing bryant@beaverwatershedalliance.org


Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art » Dr. Doug Tallamy: Bringing Nature Home

Bentonville, Arkansas
April 29, 2016
7-8pm, Free

Hear from Living Landscape author Doug Tallamy as he discusses the yard as an essential part of our ecosystem. Tallamy will emphasize the ecological, educational, physical, and emotional benefits of designing landscapes with these roles in mind, exploring the consequences of failing to do so. A book signing will follow the lecture.

Free, register online or by calling Guest Services at 479.657.2335.


Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art » Native Plants Walk with Dr. Doug Tallamy

Bentonville, Arkansas
April 30, 2016
10-11:30am, Free

Author and native plant expert Doug Tallamy will open this season of Discover the Grounds with a talk and walk on the Museum’s grounds, discussing the native plants of Arkansas.

Free, register online or by calling Guest Services at 479.657.2335.