Beverly James, from Floracliff Nature Sanctuary, joins us to talk about conservation and stewardship in the bluegrass!
Wed, 07 Mar 2018 17:50:24 +0000Floracliff Nature SanctuaryBeverly James, from Floracliff Nature Sanctuary, joins us to talk about conservation and stewardship in the bluegrass!http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12463/7283543?cpt=8&wpid=2637WTVQ Lexington, KYc1 3 are talking all about the conservation efforts happening out at floracliff. welcome to the show guest: beverly james title: preserve director company: floracliff nature sanctuary topic: conservation and stewardship in the bluegrass 1. what is floracliff nature sanctuary and where is it located? 2. how can people visit floracliff? 3. what are some of the c1 3 programs floracliff is working on? 4. c1 3 what are some of the invasive species found at floracliff? 5. what can residents do at home to contribute to floracliff's conservation c1 3 and so we've been working on adding trails to that addition i'm also i'm taking care of som the invasive species out there and i'm doing about inventory s kind and taking note of all the plants and animals that are found on the new addition because he got some funding fro the kentucky hears land conservation fund and all information that they need to know as well absolutely will refile volunteers can help out and one of the ways ways of helping is the right what is th is the other is an i is i'm sending with a lot of time on i would been working in the species is 2000 so to preserve wide on some of the more common ones are the but honeysuckle winter creeper and garlic mustard buzzard, the three worst ones we spent a lot of time on on but also things that we are starting to naturalize and for those that don't know what based species are they are non- c1 3 species that can be plants or animals that are not from this area but even either introduced intentionally for gardening purposes or unintentionally on an they've escaped our natural areas and s on they can negatively impact our native species and so we've spent time to try to get them out in the honeysuckle takes up a lot of our time and with is with honeysuckle seasoning remitting on the garlic mustard season on but some of the other that we find our the burning passion rated our repair which is like the rustic) bradford pear that people have weighted heavily in star bethlehem's of the some of those are our garde escape that we are dealing with beautiful it absolutely does yo so much beverly you and all you information