Native Plants and their Role within the Municipal Water Reuse Ecosystem

September 7, 2022 Chapter Meeting

Native Plants and their Role within the Municipal Water Reuse Ecosystem

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John Bunker Sands Wetland Center

Wednesday, September 7, 2022, our speaker, Carol Garrison will discuss how native plants play a vital role in the East Fork Water Reuse Project. This photograph-intensive presentation will provide an overview of the project including its unique partnership with the John Bunker Sands Wetland Center.  Carol will focus on several native plants with specific attention to their water cleaning properties, value to the local ecosystem, and their possible role in a backyard pond environment.

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6:30 Camera Roll and Socializing
7:00 Introduction and Announcements
7:20 Featured Presentation
8:45 Adjournment

Join us at Dallas College Brookhaven Campus, Building H, Room 125. Campus map. See Covid protocol, below. Or participate via Zoom — register here. (If you are attending in person, you don’t need to register for Zoom.)

Our Speaker

Carol Garrison is a 3rd generation native Texan and a member of the North Texas Master Naturalist chapter since 2015. She is celebrating 5 years as an educator at the John Bunker Sands Wetland and has been promoted to Education Coordinator.  An avid iNaturalist observer with over 6,400 observations, Carol enjoys walking the trails at Post Oak Preserve and Spring Creek Forest Preserve.  When she’s not gardening or photographing flora and fauna on local trails, she’s working on her skills as a certified Bat Ambassador and has enjoyed reporting bat sightings at the wetland.

Carol Garrison head shot


Camera Roll

As usual, show up or tune in between 6:30 and 7 pm for an array of photos by TMNs. Send your favorite photos to the Camera Roll.

Covid Protocol

Please participate at the level you’re comfortable. We’re excited to meet in person, but we don’t take this decision lightly. We expect all attendees to consider the health and well-being of their fellow attendees and comply with all policies.

  • MASKS are recommended but not required at Dallas College. As of August 4, the Dallas County Covid Risk Level is Orange.
  • HAND SANITIZER will be available.
  • Food and drinks will not be provided, but you may bring your own and share with others if desired.

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